Age of Stone
Balfarg Henge - Glenrothes, Fife
Howford Bridge Mortuary Enclosure - Nairn, Highland
Funerary practices in the Neolithic were probably quite different to our own, and our understanding of them is relatively limited. One of the most mysterious funerary site types from this period are those known as mortuary enclosures. Archaeologists believe that these enigmatic sites might have been used for preparing the dead for the afterlife.