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It’s been a strange year – of that there is no doubt – and we’ve reached the end of 2020. Although it will be remembered for the things we couldn’t get done, the Covid-19...

Around the Ness: The Barnhouse Settlement

“[A]fter the establishment of settlement at Barnhouse the local landscape underwent a fundamental transformation by virtue of the spectacular display of monumentality embodied in Maeshowe, the Stones of Stenness and the groups of standing...

Rhind Lectures 2020: Number 6

Rhind Lectures 2020: Number 6

All change around 2500/2400 BC? End of the ‘Scottish Neolithic’ and the future of Neolithic studies   The last of this year’s Society of Antiquaries of Scotland’s annual Rhind lectures, in which Dr Alison...

Rhind Lecture 2020 Number 5

Rhind Lectures 2020: Number 5

‘Not just a load of old balls’: Late Neolithic developments and the creation of a new world order   In this year’s Society of Antiquaries of Scotland’s annual Rhind lectures, Dr Alison Sheridan is...

Rhind Lecture 4

Rhind Lectures 2020: Number 4

Making sense of funerary monuments and funerary practices   In this year’s Society of Antiquaries of Scotland’s annual Rhind lectures, Dr Alison Sheridan is bringing together the most up-to-date research to show how Scotland’s...