Category: News

Uncovering Trench T in 2018

Can you help us uncover the site?

In just over a week we’ll be back on site for the first time since 2019. But before the archaeological work can begin the protective covers need to come off. These are held down by...

Sunset over the Ring of Brodgar (Nick Card)

New landscape card designs added to online shop

Our first run of fundraising card packs featuring scenes from in and around the Ness of Brodgar has sold out, so we’ve got a brand new set, featuring all-new images from Nick Card, Jim Richardson...

Prehistoric deer carvings in Argyll are a first for Scotland

We’re no strangers to Neolithic art at the Ness of Brodgar, but our examples are either circular cupmarks or geometric designs. Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has confirmed yesterday that prehistoric animal carvings, thought to be...

Red deer featured image

Link: The significance of red deer in prehistory

A link to a new article, Connecting the Edges: The Call of the Wild, by Kath Page, a postgraduate M.Litt Archaeology Studies student based at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute.

Ness of Brodgar Monograph available to pre-order

Ness monograph sets ‘a high standard’ says reviewer

The latest glowing review of the the Ness of Brodgar interim monograph has been posted to the Prehistoric Society website this morning. The review, by Susan Greaney of Cardiff University/English Heritage, concludes: “This superbly produced...

Ness of Brodgar Carved Stone Ball replica

Free online talk on Neolithic carved stone balls

Next Friday afternoon, March 26, Dr Hugo Anderson-Whymark will present an online seminar outlining the most recent research on prehistoric carved stone balls. The talk, the latest in the University of the Highlands and Islands...

Ness of Brodgar: As it Stands - sample pages

New print run sees Ness book back in stock

We’re delighted to announce that the second print-run of The Ness of Brodgar: As it Stands was delivered this morning and we’re starting to send out copies to everyone who has pre-ordered. The book, which...