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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...

Rhind Lectures - No 3.

Rhind Lectures 2020: Number 3

An everyday story of country folk? 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 early farming communities...

Rhind Lectures 2020: 2

Rhind Lectures 2020: Number 2

The Big Picture and Regional Narratives   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 early farming...

Rhind Lecture Number 1

Rhind Lectures 2020: Number 1

Neolithic Scotland: Changing Perceptions, New Approaches, Plethora of Data, and Contested Narratives   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...

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...

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Around the Ness: a hearth in Maeshowe?

Antiquarian sketch has us wondering whether there might be more to the 5,000-year-old chamber than we see today By Sigurd Towrie Back in 2016, a nineteenth century sketch had us pondering whether there might...

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....