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Unstan

The site of a prehistoric chambered tomb, situated 2½ miles (4 km) northeast of Stromness on Mainland Orkney. It was excavated in 1884 by an Orkney antiquarian R.S. Clouston and is remarkable for the number of pottery bowls ('Unstan Ware') uncovered. The tomb is thought to date from around 3450 BC, making it one of the oldest in Scotland.


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