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Archaeologists have uncovered a mysterious stone structure buried under what they describe as Scotland's "largest Neolithic rubbish dump".
The layout of the stone slabs, known as orthostats, found during a dig at Ness of Brodgar on Orkney is unlike anything previously found on the islands.
Archaeologists are also mystified as to why the structure was covered over by a huge midden.
They have speculated that it could possibly be a chambered tomb.
However, the dig team, which is led by University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, said further "hard work" would be needed to properly understand the find. [...] BBC News
Vídeo: Ness of Brodgar - 2016, Trench T - Laura Cannon
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