After a week of wet and windy weather, great progress was made in Trench J, and across the entire site, under bright sunshine today.
Day Four of the 2019 season. The weather hasn’t been kind to us at all so far this year, but was so bad today that all digging operations had to be cancelled.
Day Two of the 2019 excavation season and work continues removing the protective covers from the Neolithic structures in Trench P.
Last week’s pre-excavation lecture, in Kirkwall, by site director Nick Card. The talk, hosted by the Orkney Archaeology Society, was entitled The Appliance of Science.
(Since posting this, we’ve learned it is not available to viewers outside Europe. Sorry to our non-European followers) A beautiful documentary on Orkney, from ARTE. The film-makers visited the Ness at the start of...
Neil Oliver chooses five fascinating places to visit in Britain Click here to read the full article from BBC History Extra. To listen to the podcast, click here.
The 2018 excavation season was blessed with nearly two months of uninterrupted sunshine and fair weather. How easy it is to forget how bad conditions can be on site – as this video, by...