Ness of Brodgar Excavation Blog

Dig director bound for China

Ness of Brodgar site director Nick Card is bound for China next week, to take part in a workshop on heritage management. Nick will travel to Xi’an for the event as an invited guest...

The update for diggers began at Trench T this morning.

No more volunteer spaces for 2019 dig

Thank you to all who have been in touch asking about volunteering opportunities at the 2019 excavation. All available places are now full. We have had hundreds of inquiries over the past few months...

Congratulations Dr Johnson…

All the team at the Ness would like to send our congratulations to our resident geologist, who has been awarded her PhD. Dr Martha Johnson has worked at the Ness for several years now...

3D printing the Ness of Brodgar

At the end of last season, we mentioned the tremendous work done by Jim Bright, our photogrammetry expert, and Mark Newton, who produces wonderful physical 3D models from his printer. The example shown here...