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Skara Brae

Skara Brae is a large stone-built Neolithic settlement, located on the Bay of Skaill on the west coast of Mainland, Orkney, Scotland. It consists of ten clustered houses, and was occupied from roughly 3180 BC-2500 BC.
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For obvious reasons, we can only guess at the religious beliefs of the inhabitants of Skara Brae.
They left no record of their beliefs and religious practices, so we are forced to make assumptions based on various objects and clues found at the sites they visited, and used, on a regular basis.
Whenever dealing with something like ritual and religion, we must remember that the people of Neolithic Orkney had a completely alien set of beliefs and values than we do today

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