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Day Twenty-Eight A tale of two orthostats… Structure Twenty-Six is one of the oddest buildings we have excavated at the Ness. It is a peculiar shape, with walling which at one end looks like a blocked-up entrance, but might be something else. Its relationship to the structures around is still …
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Day Twenty-Seven More axes from opposite ends of the site There is something about polished stone axes. We know that many of them were utilitarian items, something like the Swiss Army Knife of the Neolithic. Yet the best examples are beautiful and fashioned from banded stone of varying colours before …
Two shots, courtesy of Scott’s drone, of the Ness of Brodgar today.
The pot found and excavated by Ray in the Trench J extension on Monday afternoon.
A shorter than usual offering today – things got rather busy, once the rain had cleared.
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Day Twenty-Six Two new structures named Orkney weather never plays fair. It can lure you into a warm, relaxed fuzzy-type of feeling, then swiftly biff you in the back of the neck with cold fast-moving rain. So it was today, which started mild, drizzly and calm, encouraging supervisors to bring …
Dry Days in Orkney Painting Structure 12