Skara Brae

Skara Brae skârˈə brā [key], Stone Age village, on Mainland in the Orkney Islands, N Scotland. Dating from c.3200 to 2200 b.c., the village was preserved under a sand dune until uncovered by a storm in 1851. It contains seven underground chambers furnished with stone dressers, tables, and beds. Skara Brae is considered an outstanding preserved Stone Age village.

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