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Many Neolithic natives made their gruel and stew using cooked cereal- Analysis of ancient pottery reveals new discovery
Recently, a team of scientists headed by the University of Bristol discovered that "cereals, including wheat, were cooked in pots." The scientists used chemical analysis of pottery that had been well-preserved and discovered "in the waters surrounding small artificial islands" in Scotland. [i]
A lost and hidden ancient Scottish village "Skara Brae" is older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids
Skara Brae is a Neolithic settlement that is located on the largest island in Scotland's Orkney archipelago. The site was first discovered in 1850. An irregular knoll called Skara Brae was hit by a heavy storm which stripped it enough to expose the outline of a village consisting of several small houses without roofs.
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