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The discovery of the Ness of Brodgar
The Ness of Brodgar excavation
Woodturned macehead and stand

Macehead auction raised £260 for excavation fund

The auction of a wooden replica of a Neolithic macehead has raised £260 for Ness of Brodgar excavation funds. Created by Orcadian woodturner Michael Sinclair, the stunning macehead and stand were very generously donated to us by Bruce Bennison, a regular digger on site over the years.… Continue reading
...and its many coverings. (Sigurd Towrie)

Dates set for 2022 excavation

Next year’s excavation at the Ness of Brodgar will run from Monday, July 4, 2022 until Friday, August 19, 2022. Naturally these dates depend entirely on pandemic developments but, all going well, we are hoping to re-open the entire site next year.… Continue reading
(Sigurd Towrie)

A detailed look at the life of Structure Twelve

Working through the website a few weeks ago, it became clear that the information on Structure Twelve was sorely lacking! The building, possibly once one of the most stunning on site – and certainly one of the most complicated to excavate, deserved more a more detailed account.… Continue reading