Trench P in all its 3D glory

 Regular readers of our daily excavation blog will recall that for a few days in August 2019, towards the end of the season, Trench P was the subject of a major clean-up operation. All hands were on deck, with over 60 diggers diverted to the trench ahead of a …

PhD success for Ness regular

Huge congratulations to Sam Harris, a regular at the Ness over the last few years, who has just been granted his PhD from Bradford University. Sam’s HES-funded thesis Developing Archaeomagnetic Dating for Neolithic Scotland was based largely on samples he extracted from the hearths at the Ness. The project developed …

Video – Ness flyaround: July 2019

Harking back to the balmy summer days of July 2019. A drone flyaround of the site, with excavation in full swing. (Scott Pike)