Ness of Brodgar Excavation Blog

Tern over the Brig o Brodgar with Stones of Stenness in background

Brodgar wildlife on Wednesday

Wednesday is upon us yet again, so we’ve got another selection of wildlife photographs from Ness dig director Nick Card. As usual, click on any image for a larger version.

Short-eared owl featured image

Wednesday’s wildlife from the Ness

It’s Wednesday again, so we have a selection of the past week’s images from dig director Nick Card. It’s a smaller gallery this week due to the atrocious weather we’ve had in Orkney –...

A brief introduction to Orkney’s prehistory

At the Ness of Brodgar excavation site we have pieced together a biography that spans millennia – from traces of Mesolithic activity to the site’s Neolithic heyday, through to the early Bronze Age and...