Yearly Archive: 2020

Ness of Brodgar Pot Sherd

A remarkable pottery sherd…

Diary – Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Day Seven Six years ago today, the six-week 2014 excavation season at the Ness began. As usual, the first few days involved uncovered and preparing the site, but...

The art of archaeological planning

Visit the Ness site at any time during an excavation season and you are guaranteed to see at least one person hunched over a wooden frame with pencil, drawing board and plumb line in...

2015: The floor deposits in Structure Fourteen are brought back to life with a careful clean. (ORCA)

Diary – Thursday, July 9, 2020

Day Four Sorry folks but once again I start this diary with the weather. But in 2015 it was foul, meaning much of Thursday, July 9, 2015, was taken up with preparing for yet...