Category: Artefacts

Macehead fragment – post-conservation

Not all finds from the Ness are in immaculate condition, as these newly received pictures of a macehead fragment, post-conservation, show. Compare this badly damaged artefact with the condition of the splendid example picture...

A taste of things to come…

It’s been a frantically busy day on site today – but also an incredibly exciting one. We’re busily putting together today’s dig diary and gathering hundreds of photographs from all across the site. We’ll...

Focus on finds – bone pin

A strange worked bone, probably the shaft of a polished pin, was found in Structure Eight on July 22, 2019. We say strange because the artefact is very dark in colour and may have...

Focus on finds – arrowhead

On July 9, 2019, the tip of a broken flint arrowhead was recovered in the area between Structures Twelve and Twenty-Six. The arrowhead was bi-facially flaked and most intriguing. Because of the break we...