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Another happy contributor…

It’s been a strange year – of that there is no doubt – and we’ve reached the end of 2020. Although it will be remembered for the things we couldn’t get done, the Covid-19...

Rhind Lecture 4

Rhind Lectures 2020: Number 4

Making sense of funerary monuments and funerary practices   In this year’s Society of Antiquaries of Scotland’s annual Rhind lectures, Dr Alison Sheridan is bringing together the most up-to-date research to show how Scotland’s...

Skara Brae - Jim Richardson

2020 Rhind lectures focus on Neolithic Scotland

The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland’s annual Rhind lectures begin tomorrow, Sunday, and this year the focus is firmly on the Neolithic. From December 13 until December 18, Dr Alison Sheridan will present a...

Two new Ness-inspired bowls for sale – SOLD

Both pieces have now been sold – thank you for your support Two new unique pieces by woodturner Michael Sinclair are now available to buy. The Ness benefits from their sale and we are...

Ness of Brodgar Monograph available to pre-order

Glowing review in ‘Current Archaeology’

If you had any doubts about purchasing a copy our new volume, The Ness of Brodgar: As it Stands, then you should read the glowing review in the latest edition of Current Archaeology magazine....

Covid uncertainty remains over 2021 Ness excavation season

With 2020 drawing to a close, we have been receiving queries from visitors and interested volunteers about the 2021 excavation season. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing restrictions surrounding Covid-19, we still don’t know what...

Nick Card and Anne Mitchell

Video: Book launch event and talk

  After months of hard work, the Ness of Brodgar interim monograph was launched at a special, socially distanced, event in Kirkwall last night. Discovered in 2003, excavation at the Neolithic complex began in...

Ness of Brodgar Monograph available to pre-order

Ness of Brodgar: As it Stands – contents

Excavation at the Ness of Brodgar began in 2005 and The Ness of Brodgar: As it Stands features contributions from University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute staff as well as specialists from...

Ness of Brodgar Monograph available to pre-order

Signed copies of Ness book available to order

With just days to go until its official launch, signed copies of The Ness of Brodgar: As it Stands are now available to order via our online shop, priced £35.99. Edited by Nick Card,...