Running alongside this year’s excavation at the Ness of Brodgar is an exhibition of artefacts from the site in the Maeshowe visitor centre, Stenness.
Orkney Archaeology Society (OAS) is hosting a pre-dig talk by Ness of Brodgar director Nick Card on Thursday, June 16.
Nick Card, of the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute and director of the Ness of Brodgar excavation, was a speaker in a British Museum talk last week on links between Neolithic Orkney and the rest of Britain and Ireland.
Dr Antonia Thomas was in London last week and attended the official launch of the World of Stonehenge at the British Museum.
Artefacts from the Ness of Brodgar – one of the UHI Archaeology Institute’s flagship excavations – are among the hundreds brought together for a special exhibition on Stonehenge at the British Museum.
Excavation at the Ness of Brodgar will resume on Monday, July 4, 2022, running until Friday, August 19, 2022.
The latest prehistoric fingerprints found on fragments of pottery from the Ness of Brodgar belonged to a 13-year-old boy.
There’s only a few days left to apply if you’re interested in applying for one of the three part-funded Masters by Research (MRes) studentships at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute.
The University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute has three part-funded Masters by Research (MRes) studentships available – two for the LIFTE project and one relating to the Ness of Brodgar.
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.
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.
All University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute excavations were cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic. This summer, as lockdown measures ease, archaeologists are looking forward to getting back to some fieldwork.