Ness of Brodgar Excavation Blog

Summer dig season goes digital across Scotland

The Ness excavation is one of a number of archaeological projects across Scotland whose focus on the internet this summer is more important than ever. With much of this year’s fieldwork being postponed due...

Male reed bunting on the Ness of Brodgar

Wildlife Wednesday – a bumper edition

Here we are on week nine, with a bumper collection of photographs from around the Ness by dig director Nick Card. The photographs don’t mean Nick has forsaken the archaeology and taken up photography...

Excavation under way on Structure Fourteen. (ORCA)

Evolution of an excavation: 2010-2011

The third in our series looking at how the Ness of Brodgar excavation has progressed, and ideas changed, over the years via dig director Nick Card’s annual brief summaries for Archaeology Scotland’s Discovery and...

Stenness cygnet (Nick Card)

Wednesday wildlife – week eight

Aside from a few days of sunshine – we even hit the spectacular heights of 19 deg celsius on one memorable Monday! – the weather in Orkney over the past week has been pretty...