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Orkney dig dispels caveman image of ancestors »

bethany-sensei:

archaeologicalnews:

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THE image of our Neolithic ancestors as simple souls carving out a primitive existence has been dispelled.

A groundbreaking excavation of a 5,000-year-old temple complex in Orkney has uncovered evidence to suggest that prehistoric people were a great deal more sophisticated than previously…

aaaaaaaaaaaa I’ve already seen some stuff on this dig site and THE NESS OF BRODGAR IS SO STINKIN COOL and I’m just being a huge fandork rn and I need to breathe into a paper bag or something idk.