WORLD’S OLDEST CALENDAR DISCOVERED IN WARREN FIELD IN SCOTLAND CLAIMS TO BE 10,000 YEARS OLD, PREDATING THE 5,000 YEAR OLD MESOPOTAMIAN CALENDAR

 A group of 12 pits recently excavated in Aberdeenshire appear to mimic the phases of the moon to track lunar months over the course of a year.

World’s oldest calendar dating back more than 10,000 years discovered in Scotland

  • The monument is made up of 12 pits that appear to mimic moon phases
  • This would have made it possible for residents to track lunar months
  • It was discovered in Warren Field near Crathes Castle in Aberdeenshire
  • The discovery predates the earliest known calendar by 5,000 years Continue reading