A new book documenting the 2017 dig at the Ness of Brodgar is now available.
Ness of Brodgar: Open to the Public, by Woody Musgrove, is a photographic record of the excavators and moments behind the scenes at the ongoing excavation of the Neolithic complex.
The book documents the life of an excavation through the people working there.
From uncovering the site for the new season, through the weeks of digging and recording and thinking and talking and finally wrapping the site with tarpaulins and tyres against the winter storms, we see how an archaeological site is as much about the diggers as it is the untangling of a thousand years of prehistory.
Fifty per cent of the profits from the sale of the book will go directly to fund the excavation.
The book can be bought from our online shop or at the Orkney Archaeology Society shop on site for the duration of the 2018 dig.
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