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Scotland's crannogs older than Stonehenge
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Scotland https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-h...s-48625734 Scotland

Archaeologists have discovered that some Scottish crannogs are thousands of years older than previously thought.

Crannogs were fortified settlements constructed on artificial islands in lochs.

It was thought they were first built in the Iron Age, a period that began around 800 BC.

But four Western Isles sites have been radiocarbon dated to about 3640-3360 BC in the Neolithic period - before the erection of Stonehenge's stone circle.

The prehistoric monument in Wiltshire is one of Britain's best-known Neolithic features. Stonehenge's stone circle was erected in the late Neolithic period, about 2500 BC.



Wow, why did I not know about these at all :-/ ?

I assume the previously-believed age (800 BC) will be based on objects that were found there. If that's the case, then it's pretty impressive that these were used for a whole 2,500 years!
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