Passage Grave Art in Orkney’s North Isles, by Dr Antonia Thomas, expands on last week’s talk and looks specifically at the artwork found in Orkney’s Maeshowe-type chambered cairns.
The second part of Professor Colin Richards’ Tombs of the Isles talk is now online.
The first part of the second talk in the Tombs of the Isles series – Death and burial in Neolithic Orkney, by Professor Colin Richards – is now available online.
The first in a series of five videos outlining Neolithic chambered cairns in Orkney’s North Isles is now available in the Tombs of the Isles project section of the website.
We’re back in Sanday for this Tombs of the Isles update – with new photographs added to Mount Maesry – a suspected Maeshowe-type chambered cairn on Start Point.
An exhibition on Neolithic pottery, curated by student Lois Combs, is running at the Orkney Museum, Kirkwall, until September 30.
Our two-week fieldschool at the Ness of Brodgar came to an end yesterday, with the students achieving, admirably, what site director Nick Card tasked them to do – open a trench extension and expose another section of the “Great Wall of Brodgar”.