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Monday, 13 January 2014
Stone Age Hotspot
These visitors to the Ring of Brodgar and its henge are following a trail. In social terms this could have been a significant hub on Orkney Mainland from which a cultural 'Stone Age Hotspot' began a movement, starting 5,200 years ago, to the south as far as Stonehenge. Details of a remarkable theory is to be found in the journal Science and in an article by Clive Cookson in the FT Magazine.