PhD success for Ness regular

Huge congratulations to Sam Harris, a regular at the Ness over the last few years, who has just been granted his PhD from Bradford University. Sam’s HES-funded thesis Developing Archaeomagnetic Dating for Neolithic Scotland was based largely on samples he extracted from the hearths at the Ness. The project developed …

2020 excavation dates set

The dates for the 2020 excavation season at the Ness have been confirmed. We will be back on site from July 6, 2020 until August 21, 2020, with the site open to the public, with tours running, from July 8 until August 19. Next year’s two open days will be …

Ness nominated for Shanghai Archaeology Forum award

The Ness of Brodgar has been nominated both by Professor Eszter Bánffy of the German Archaeological Institute, and Dr Michael Boyd of the University of Cambridge for the prestigious 2019 Shanghai Archaeology Forum (SAF) Awards Program (Discovery Award). Founded in 2013, Shanghai Archaeology Forum is a global initiative dedicated to …