Ness of Brodgar Excavation Blog

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Buildings through time: Structure Fourteen

The latest in our series looking at the excavation of each major building over time focuses on Structure Fourteen. See also 3D model of Structure Fourteen: 2016 3D model of Structure Fourteen: 2014

Looking forward to our new book

  Nick and Anne introduce our forthcoming interim monograph, The Ness of Brodgar: As it Stands. Due for release on November 18, 2020, and available to pre-order now.

The Ring of Bookan, Sandwick. This ditched enclosure at the north-western end of the Ness covers a similar area to the Stones of Stenness. Unlike the Stones of Stenness, however, it has no entrance causeway. (Sigurd Towrie)

Around the Ness: The Ring of Bookan

By Sigurd Towrie “The Ring of Bookan, in the same neighbourhood [as the Ring of Brodgar], appears to be a similar platform, but it is enclosed with an earthen vallum, and exhibits abundant traces...