Dig Updates

Structure Eight aerial shot
Dates set for 2021 Ness of Brodgar dig season We are delighted to announce that excavation will resume at the ...
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The central paved area at the Ness. (Scott Pike)
One very crucial aspect of post-excavation work is the analysis of the stratigraphy and the creation of chronological phases for ...
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Structure Five
For the last in our series looking at the excavation of each major building on site over time, we turn ...
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/ Buildings through time, Excavation
For the next in our series looking at the excavation of each major building on site over time, we jump ...
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/ Buildings through time, Excavation
The next in our series looking at the excavation of each major building on site over time focuses on the ...
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/ Buildings through time, Excavation
Structure Fourteen featured image
The latest in our series looking at the excavation of each major building over time focuses on Structure Fourteen. See ...
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/ Buildings through time, Excavation
Ness of Brodgar Structure Eight featured image
The latest in our series looking at the excavation of each major building over time focuses on Structure Eight. See ...
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/ Buildings through time, Excavation
Ness of Brodgar Structure Ten featured image
The latest in our series looking at the excavation of each major building over time focuses on Structure Ten. See ...
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/ Buildings through time, Excavation
Structure Twelve Featured
The next in our series looking at the excavation of each major structure over time focuses on Structure Twelve ...
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/ Buildings through time, Excavation
Structure One. 2019. Scott Pike
Unsurprisingly, things have changed considerably over the years of work at the Ness. So we thought it would be interesting ...
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/ Buildings through time, Excavation
In this talk for the 2020 Orkney Science Festival, site director Nick Card outlines the scientific techniques involved in excavation ...
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/ Excavation, Video, Video
Diary - Friday, August 14, 2020 Day Thirty The weather saw excavation on this day in 2012 cancelled. Torrential rain ...
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