Neolithic dig unearths whale pits
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Neolithic dig unearths 19th Century whale pits

A dig at a Neolithic site on the the Orkney island of Sanday has discovered bones from a dozen whale skeletons.

Archaeologists believe the pits date from a 19th Century beaching of whales in order to slaughter them for their blubber.

  • 01 Sep 2017