The final season of excavation at the Ness of Brodgar will take place in 2024, after which the remains of the 5,000-year-old Neolithic complex will be covered over and backfilled.
In a new blog post for the Ness of Brodgar, UHI Archaeology Institute MRes student Gary Lloyd introduces his new research project looking into multi-hollowed cobbles in the Orcadian Neolithic.
A new podcast from History Hit, looking at Orkney’s Neolithic remains, including Maeshowe, the Ring of Brodgar, Skara Brae and a section on the Ness of Brodgar, featuring Nick Card and Roy Towers.
In the summer of 2022, Current Archaeology‘s Carly Hilts visited the Ness of Brodgar excavation to see progress on the site and hear the latest thinking on the Neolithic complex.
Professor Ingrid Mainland and Nick Card are among the authors of a new paper on the faunal remains from the Ness of Brodgar.
Archaeologists will be back at the Ness of Brodgar between Monday, July 3, 2023 until Friday, August 19, 2023.
The UHI Archaeology Institute has a funded Masters by Research (MRes) studentship available, looking at the burnt bone assemblages from the Ness of Brodgar Neolithic complex.
Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has lodged a motion in the Scottish Parliament welcoming the successful completion of another excavation season at the Ness of Brodgar.
A new blog post by Dr Antonia Thomas, on the subject of Neolithic art at the Ness of Brodgar, is now available on the Ola Gorie website.
UHI Archaeology Institute research excavations at the Ness of Brodgar, Stenness, Orkney and at Skaill farm, Rousay, resume today, Monday, July 4.
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.