Visual Timeline: Period

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3300 BCE - 2600 BCE: Neolithic site of Barnhouse Settlement occupied.
 
 
3000 BCE - 2800 BCE: The Neolithic chambered cairn known as Maeshowe constructed and in use.
 
 
2500 BCE - 2000 BCE: The Balnuaran of Clava (Clava Cairns) is built.
 
770 CE: Last recorded use of Clava Cairns site in antiquity.
 
 
1850 CE: Buried Neolithic Age village of Skara Brae uncovered by storm.
 
 
 
 
 
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