Dig Diary – Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Day Two Sunshine and no midges! It is as inevitable as bone, stone and pot from the trenches. Yes, it’s the Ness of Brodgar weather report. We know it drives some of you mad – “never mind the temperature, where’s the archaeology?” you complain. Tough! As we keep saying, the …

Dig Diary – Monday, July 3, 2017

Day One We’re off again We’re back! July is here and so, with a cartwheeling of tyres and a snap and crackle of plastic sheeting, is the Ness of Brodgar. Should anyone have forgotten, this unique and precious survivor from the Neolithic is swathed in black plastic, held down by …

Ness video dig diary

During the summer Simon Gray, one of our Master’s students, will be creating a video diary at the Ness of Brodgar dig – capturing finds and events as they happen.

The videos will be online on social media over the full excavation season at the Ness to keep everyone up to date on the exciting day to day developments.

This project forms part of Simons MSc professional placement at the Ness and we are really looking forward to seeing the results. Check out Simons video below & our blog explaining more at http://wp.me/p6YR8M-3eP