The mystery of the 4500-year-old Neolithic settlement Skara Brae and the surprising connection with 19th Century Meiji Era Japan

Published on Jan 25, 2023

A UNESCO World Heritage older than the Egyptian Pyramids! This article ( – in Japanese) by Scottish resident Chie Kelly introduces the mystical Skara Brae and its fascinating facts and background stories to the audience. It also explores the surprising connections between Skaill House and 19th century Japan through a German-British hydrographer, who was the grandfather of the 11th Laird of Skaill, Colonel Henry William Scarth.