Orkney Archaeology Society’s 2022 review now available

OAS 2022 Cover

A summary of last season’s excavation is among the Ness-related articles featured in the new 2022 Orkney Archaeology Society annual review.

The publication looks at archaeological and heritage work undertaken in the islands the previous year.

The contents of the 2022 edition, the seventh in the series, are:

  • The Ness of Brodgar excavations 2021
  • Cultural change and identity: Red deer and Neolithic burial practices in Orkney
  • Orkney Energy Landscapes
  • Scapa Flow Museum
  • The Hoy and Walls Trail
  • Desperate measures or delicacies? Shellfish and diet at The Cairns
  • St Magnus Cathedral Graffiti Project
  • The World of Stonehenge at the British Museum
  • Investigating loss of cultural heritage from coastal erosion using a 3d multidisciplinary approach
  • A microscopic analysis of the stone spatulate tools from the Ness of Brodgar
  • The mathematics of the Neolithic
  • Caroline Wickham-Jones: “A generous friend and scholar”

The book, which is free to members of the society, is available for non-members to buy here, priced £10.

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