Category: Excavation

Dig Diary – Thursday, August 15, 2019

Day Thirty-Four Paperwork, plans and finds With just days to go until the 2019 excavation draws to a close, the site was abuzz with activity today. Needless to say, with an excavation as complex...

Dig Diary – Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Day Thirty-Three ‘Compulsive building, re-building, alteration and improvement’ After the massive cleaning exercise for yesterday’s photo sessions, the Ness is looking magnificent today in the sunshine. The buildings are sharply delineated, making their outlines...

Some of the fruits of our labours…

Cleaning Trench P from top to bottom was completed today and the photography sessions began in earnest. Here are some of the images from Professor Scott Pike. Click on any image for a larger...

Dig Diary – Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Day Thirty-Two More cleaning and photography Not much to report today – cleaning continued in Trench P in preparation for this afternoon’s marathon photography session. And when complete the buildings looked truly stunning. And...