Antiquarian delvings on the Ness

Evidence for earlier excavations at the Ness – probably in the early 1880s – has come to light in a handwritten note from the papers, manuscripts and notebooks kept by James Walls Cursiter. Cursiter was a well-known Orcadian antiquarian in the late 1800s. He was Stanley Cursiter’s uncle and lived …

From the Trowel’s Edge – this summer’s finds at the Stromness Museum

As regular visitors will know, this summer’s excavation on the Ness of Brodgar revealed  a wealth of new artefacts and finds. A number of these will be on display in the Stromness Museum over the winter in an exhibition that starts on Saturday, November 17. From the Trowel’s Edge runs …