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The discovery of the Ness of Brodgar
The Ness of Brodgar excavation
The late Caroline Wickham-Jones.

The passing of a great archaeologist

With great shock and numbing sadness we learned today that archaeologist Caroline Wickham-Jones has passed away. Caroline, a great supporter of the Ness and Orkney’s archaeology as a whole, will be sorely missed and our heartfelt condolences go to her family and her many friends.… Continue reading
Links of Skaill, Sandwick, Orkney

The Sandfiold Bronze Age cemetery

“In the Links of Skeall (sic), where sand is blown away with the wind, are found several places built four square, about a foot square, with stones about, well cemented together, and a stone lying in the mouth, having some black earth in them.”… Continue reading
Woodturned macehead and stand

Macehead auction raised £260 for excavation fund

The auction of a wooden replica of a Neolithic macehead has raised £260 for Ness of Brodgar excavation funds. Created by Orcadian woodturner Michael Sinclair, the stunning macehead and stand were very generously donated to us by Bruce Bennison, a regular digger on site over the years.… Continue reading