Category: Artefacts

Incised flagstone – more pictures

The light this morning was slightly better than yesterday, so here’s a few more pictures of easily reached sections of the incised flagstone found in the cell outside Structure Twelve’s eastern entrance. 

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 at...

Another goodie from Trench X

We mentioned yesterday that in the closing minutes of the day,  an axehead/macehead blank was found in the same area as the spectacular macehead earlier in the day. Here is the object in all its glory....

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 have...