Ness of Brodgar Excavation

Ness of Brodgar: As it Stands - sample pages

New print run sees Ness book back in stock

We’re delighted to announce that the second print-run of The Ness of Brodgar: As it Stands was delivered this morning and we’re starting to send out copies to everyone who has pre-ordered. The book,...

Around the Ness: Skaefrue

By Sigurd Towrie Lying around 110 metres (120 yds) downslope and south-west of the Ring of Bookan is the large Bronze Age barrow known as Skaefrue. The flat-topped, sub-circular mound is on a slope...

Current Archaeology Live Talk

Ness of Brodgar at Current Archaeology Live!

  Ness of Brodgar site director Nick Card is one of the speakers at this weekend’s Current Archaeology Live! conference and awards. The annual conference, which is taking place online this year, brings together...

Picture: Nick Card.

Wednesday wildlife – spring is coming!

We’ve had a few gorgeous sunny days here in Orkney – and the signs that spring is on the way are everywhere. Including in this week’s batch of photographs from site director Nick Card....

Skara Brae (Jim Richardson)

Around the Ness – Skara Brae

“Nowhere, except in Egypt or at Pompeii, is a prehistoric settlement to be found, the streets, huts and even domestic furniture of which are in such perfect preservation” Professor V. Gordon Childe. Letter to...