Artefacts

The 'Brodgar Stone' found on the Ness in February 1925. (Picture courtesy of Orkney Library Photographic Archive)
A new blog post on the subject of Neolithic art at the Ness of Brodgar is now available on the ...
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Picture: Sigurd Towrie
 Trench J supervisor Paul Durdin has worked his photogrammetry magic again, this time creating a 3d model of the ...
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/ 3D Model, Artefacts, Excavation
Ness of Brodgar Exhibition 2022
By Anne Mitchell and Katy Firth Last November we were getting under way with organising artefacts to send on temporary ...
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Summer exhibition
We're delighted to announce that we've got an extra event running over the 2022 dig season - a six-week exhibition ...
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Two of the decorated faces of the Structure Ten stone. (ORCA)
This morning we're premiering a new 3d model from Archaeology Institute UHI postgraduate Gary Lloyd. The model shows the large, ...
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whalebone macehead
In 2010, an extraordinary macehead emerged from one of the side recesses in Structure Eight. Regular readers will know that ...
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/ Artefacts, Featured, Focus on Finds
(Picture: Hugo Anderson-Whymark)
“[T]he care taken in manufacture suggests that these artefacts, like many others, often have a significance that went beyond utility” ...
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Skaill Knives (Ann Clarke)
“There is one type of stone implement very abundant at Skaill. These are flakes of hard old red sandstone. […] ...
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Orkney vole remains from the Ness of Brodgar
"The picture is far from clear and the dating is incomplete, but what there is indicates that [voles] were trundling ...
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Jo Bourne is a London-based supervisor and photographer at the Ness of Brodgar. In 2013 she uncovered the 'butterfly' stone ...
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Picture: Antonia Thomas
By Dr Antonia Thomas Tuesday, February 16, and I’m in London for the first time since 2019. After more than ...
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To mark the opening of The World of Stonehenge at the British Museum today, British Archaeology magazine has made an ...
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