Dig Updates

The next in our series looking at the excavation of each major building on site over time focuses on the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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In this talk for the 2020 Orkney Science Festival, site director Nick Card outlines the scientific techniques involved in excavation ...
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Diary - Friday, August 14, 2020 Day Thirty The weather saw excavation on this day in 2012 cancelled. Torrential rain ...
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Structure Eight aerial shot
Diary - Thursday, August 13, 2020 Day Twenty-Nine We begin today with another pillow stone - this time from Structure ...
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Standing Stones outside Structure Twelve
Diary - Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Day Twenty-Seven It was all go on in Structure Ten on this day in ...
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Skara Brae - Jim Richardson
In 2012, Jim Richardson visited the Ness to capture images for a planned National Geographic feature article. The resultant images ...
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Structure Eight Pillow Stone
Diary - Tuesday, August 12, 2020 Day Twenty-Seven The size and grandeur of Structure Ten continued to get clearer on ...
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