July 28, 2014

July 28, 2014

Standing Guard

Photograph by Jim Richardson, National Geographic

The Stones of Stenness may be Britain’s most ancient stone circle. Erected during the Stone Age on the Orkney Islands at the northern tip of modern-day Scotland, the stones likely formed part of a larger complex linked by religious ritual.

See more pictures from the August 2014 feature story “Before Stonehenge."

10 comments
Joy Saldanha
Joy Saldanha

Sentinels to a bygone age still standing strong today. A great sun lit photograph that is worth looking at, and caught at just the right time. j.e.s..........

norbert wabnig
norbert wabnig

fantastic photo, so is the cover-photo of the actual magazin right now.

G. Gogiashvili
G. Gogiashvili

and somebody can tell me how I can upload my photos here?

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