The Orkney Islands make up an archipelago north of Scotland. A collection of ancient stone structures believed to predate the pyramids of Egypt and the golden age of China is found in this remote corner of the globe. Archaeological evidence from these islands is consistent in several ways with the biblical account in Genesis 11:1-9 that describes an advanced civilization at Babel in Mesopotamia, the confusion of languages, and the dispersion of groups of people throughout the world. Descendants of these dispersed people very likely built the advanced Orcadian civilization that prospered over 4000 years ago.


Orkney Islands, ancient stone structures, Skara Brae, Maes Howe, broch, Ring of Brodgar, Standing Stones of Stenness, dispersion, Babel, famine, Ice Age


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