Dig Updates

Trench J at the end of the 2005 season, showing the curving inner wall face of the northern boundary wall. (📷 ORCA)
The location of the 2005 trenches overlaid on the geophysical survey results. (📷 ORCA) The latest in our series of ...
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Orkney - The Ness of Brodgar
A flashback to 2016 this Friday with a beautiful short film produced by Evan Cobb and Aaron Phillips, from the ...
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Picture: Jo Bourne
Visitors bound for Trench T at the 2023 Open Day. (📷 Jo Bourne) Making simmons - straw rope - with ...
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Trench P. 2015.
We've got a blast from the past this evening after recovering a forgotten (and assumed lost) cache of video footage ...
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2004 Test Trenches
June 2004: Test trenching began, guided by geophysics survey results. (📷 Sigurd Towrie) Earlier this year we posted the 2003 ...
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(📷 Tom O'Brien)
Anne and Nick being interviewed by Rachel Stewart in August. (📷 Sigurd Towrie) One of the thousands of visitors this ...
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(📷 Tom O'Brien)
Trench P. August 2023. (📷 John Leith) Trench P. August 2023. (📷 John Leith) Trench P. August 2022. (📷 John ...
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August 2023. Excavation in Trench T. ( Doug Plummer)
August 2023: Excavation in Trench T. (📷 Doug Plummer) The dates for next year's excavation - the final season of ...
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Tom O'Brien
A superb selection of drone photos from Structure Eight team member Tom O'Brien. Click on any image for an enlargement ...
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(📷 Sigurd Towrie)
The work to start covering over the trenches for the winter got under way this morning and although we didn't ...
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(📷 Sigurd Towrie)
Paul, Allyson and Estella stacking tyres by the side of Trench P. (📷 Sigurd Towrie) Day Thirty-ThreeWednesday, August 16, 2023 ...
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Nick J. excavating around the timber deposit to the north of Structure Twenty's exposed pier. (📷 Sigurd Towrie) Day Thirty-TwoTuesday, ...
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