The 31st Orkney Science Festival kicks off today and among the events on offer are talks on the ongoing excavations at the Ness of Brodgar, Orkney.
Seven weeks of excavation ended at the Ness of Brodgar on Friday, August 13, with the Neolithic structures now back under its protective covers.
Examination of a fourth fingerprint found on pottery sherds from the Ness of Brodgar suggests it was left by an adult male.
A smartphone app to allow visitors to experience some of the Western Isles’ most significant archaeological sites as never before was launched on Monday.
A smartphone app launching this month will allow visitors to experience some of the Western Isles’ most significant archaeological sites as never before.
Analysis of the whalebone and shells recovered during the excavations at Cata Sand, Sanday, Orkney, is under way at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute.
The recording of June 2021’s monthly UHI Archaeology Institute research seminar, which took place on Friday, June 25.
Scotland is shining a spotlight on its world-class archaeology this summer with Scotland Digs 2021. Now in its third year, the campaign will bring together live updates and events for members of the public from June 21 to September 22.
Analysis of Neolithic fingerprints from the Ness of Brodgar has revealed details of two individuals who left their mark on a clay pot 5,000 years ago.
A huge prehistoric quernstone is the latest evidence of an Early Neolithic settlement on the outskirts of Kirkwall, Orkney.
The fingerprint of a potter has been found on a pot sherd from the huge assemblage recovered from the Ness of Brodgar.
Dr Hugo Anderson-Whymark, a senior curator of prehistory at the National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh, and a visiting reader at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, presents the most recent research on prehistoric carved stone balls.
After the first print-run of 1,000 copies sold out in January – just over two months after its release – The Ness of Brodgar: As it Stands is available to buy again.
Matt Ritchie, an archaeologist with Forestry and Land Scotland, outlines the development and production of the Into the Wildwoods (2020) and The First Foresters (2019) booklets followed by an question-and-answer session.