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Ness success acknowledged in Scottish Parliament

The Ness of Brodgar has been congratulated in the Scottish Parliament for its success in the 2019 Shanghai Archaeology Forum Field Discovery Awards. The motion (detailed below) was tabled by Orkney MSP Liam McArthur...

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Shanghai award for the Ness of Brodgar

The Ness of Brodgar has been selected for a 2019 Shanghai Archaeology Forum Field Discovery Award. Having heard we had been nominated a few weeks ago, we have just learnt that we have won...

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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)...

A very special visitor to the Ness…

The Ness was very pleased today to welcome a special guest to site – well in fact two – Morph and his creator Peter Lord and his family. Peter is the animator, film producer, director...

From the Art Hut

This year the Art Hut hosted four artists: Jeanne Bouza Rose, Diane Eagles, Karen Wallis, and Annie Wright. For the first four weeks of the excavation, Annie Wright took photos of the diggers and...

Farewell Bryn . . . you will be missed by all

We are very sad to announce, after battling a long illness, the passing away of Bryn, the director’s site dog and the real director of the Ness. He will be missed by us all, and by all the visitors to the...

An aquatic attraction at the Ness

For a few days now this little character has been spotted regularly from the excavation site, swimming around the banks of the Harray loch. The otter seems to be as fascinated by us as...