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Kim with her star find, the stone ball.
Day Five Hold the presses once again – the announcement of the discovery of the new painted stone may have ...
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Anne holds the strange stone cube.
Day Four STOP PRESS – as seems to happen every day five minutes just before we pack up, something extraordinary ...
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Alex and Jennifer removing deposits within the southern end of Structure Eight
Day Three This morning began with finishing the cleaning back in all of the structures on site, freshening the soil, ...
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A trench extension, to reveal the full extent of Structure Twelve, being machined. (ORCA)
Day Two The day began with an early morning tour of the site by Nick Card, the site director, re-acquainting ...
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Chains of diggers remove the stones from the plastic covers. (ORCA)
Day One It hardly seems like a year ago since we bade you all farewell and here we are, back ...
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The 2011 excavations on the Ness of Brodgar are due to begin on July 18, running until August 24. As ...
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And so all too soon it is time to say adieu till next year. We are all still beavering away ...
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After almost six weeks of digging, the time is coming for us to pack up and return home and dream ...
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One week to go . . . And already it is the end of week five - can't believe it ...
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Hello there – it's been a very busy day on site, with numerous VIPs, BBC etc, plus a cherry picker, ...
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And still the long anticipated deluge predicted for this week has thankfully failed to materialize – a bit greyer and ...
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The discovery of a lifetime . . . Hello from a cloudy, but unexpectedly dry, Ness of Brodgar - a ...
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