Category: Excavation

Excavation under way on Structure Fourteen. (ORCA)

Evolution of an excavation: 2010-2011

The third in our series looking at how the Ness of Brodgar excavation has progressed, and ideas changed, over the years via dig director Nick Card’s annual brief summaries for Archaeology Scotland’s Discovery and...

Structure Ten - 2008

Evolution of an excavation: 2007-2009

The second part of our series (part one available here) looking at how the Ness of Brodgar excavation has progressed, and ideas changed, over the years via dig director Nick Card’s annual brief summaries...

New Ness of Brodgar Downloads available

New additions to download archive

Two new PDFs are now available in our downloads archive. The first, Painting a picture of Neolithic Orkney: decorated stonework from the Ness of Brodgar, is a paper by dig director Nick Card and...

Ness of Brodgar Trench P image map

Clickable trench views now online

When it comes to the Ness, the sheer number of Neolithic structures can be a little daunting when reading about the archaeology. We’re currently sitting at 36 on site – the buildings are numbered...