The Career in Ruins podcast team look to resolve the unexpected discovery of a burial in the southern end of the trench…
The Career in Ruins podcast team dig a little deeper into the site, finding possible medieval structures, a Roman kiln and a surprise discovery…
A huge prehistoric quernstone is the latest evidence of an Early Neolithic settlement on the outskirts of Kirkwall, Orkney.
The Career in Ruins podcast team break ground and begin their excavation.
The Career in Ruins podcast team arrive on site, showing the planning and preparation work that goes into an archaeological excavation.
The Career in Ruins podcast team discuss their forthcoming dig, sharing the planning and preparation work that goes into choosing where to dig.
In 2003, a team of archaeologists from five universities began the first long-term programme of fieldwork focused on Stonehenge in decades.
A team from ORCA has discovered an amazing series of half-metre tall stone-carved objects during exploratory excavations connected with the development of an electrical substation on behalf of SSEN Transmission in Orkney.
As this year’s eight-week dig season comes to an end, the international team working at the site uncovered an incredible underground structure that sheds more light on the sophistication of the first farmers who built the stone structures 5,000 years ago.
The community archaeology excavation at the Burn of Swartigill is now nearing completion for this season.
The dig is organised by the Yarrows Heritage Trust, in collaboration with the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute and ORCA Archaeology. Rick Barton, project officer with ORCA, talks us through the finds of the week…
The University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, in partnership with the Yarrows Heritage Trust and ORCA Archaeology, have completed their first week of excavation at the community dig, near the Burn of Swartigill.
The University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, in partnership with the Yarrows Heritage Trust, are preparing for a fourth season of excavation at the Burn of Swartigill in Thrumster, Caithness, Scotland.
A large Norse hall has been discovered during excavations at the Skaill farmstead, on the island of Rousay, Orkney. The hall probably dates to the 10th to 12th centuries AD and was discovered below more recent structures.
The excavation of Neolithic houses found on the beach at Cata Sand, Sanday, Orkney is now under way.
Teams from the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute and the University of Central Lancashire arrived on the island last weekend to uncover the site and begin a series of excavations centred on the sites at Cata Sand settlement and Tresness tomb.