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New research, published in the journal Antiquity, has cast new light on how Stone Age Orcadians lived and interacted both with each other and those further afield.
(Photo: Colin Richards)For decades weather-beaten archaeologists have trudged the Orkneys taking measurements and painstakingly excavating cairns and passage graves to unravel the monumental story of the islands’ neolithic civilisation.
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