Dig Updates

During the 2019 season, we all got very excited about the discovery of what appeared to be a second human ...
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/ Artefacts, Excavation
This year the Art Hut hosted four artists: Jeanne Bouza Rose, Diane Eagles, Karen Wallis, and Annie Wright. For the ...
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/ Excavation, News
On August 6, a small, decorated stone was removed from the cell outside the eastern entrance to Structure Twelve. The ...
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<span data-mce-type="bookmark" style="display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;" class="mce_SELRES_start"></span> Trench J, and with it Structures Five and Thirty-Two ...
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/ 3D Model, Excavation
It's been a long, hard day of manual labour in some not-so-pleasant weather conditions, but we've covered over around 90 ...
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/ Excavation
Day Thirty-Eight Physical traces of a Neolithic potter? This, dear readers, is our last diary of the 2019 excavation season ...
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Day Thirty-Seven Human bone and a standing stone... In the best archaeological tradition, and with two days to go of ...
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And with two days to go, it seems we might have yet another standing stone in Trench P. More details ...
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A very interesting day in Structure Ten today, where a second human arm bone was found in association with the ...
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Day Thirty-Six Last week syndrome... There is such a thing in Orcadian archaeology as "last week syndrome" when, as everything ...
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Day Thirty-Five Sunshine and crowds at the Ness Our second and final 'Special Sunday' open day of the season took ...
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A selection of pictures from across the site from Jo and Sigurd. Click on the images for larger versions ...
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