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.
The fingerprint of a potter has been found on a pot sherd from the huge assemblage recovered from the Ness of Brodgar.
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.
Nick Card, of the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, is one of the speakers at this year’s Current Archaeology Live! conference and awards.
Less than two months since its launch, the third volume in the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute research series has almost sold out.
Evidence of a woven Neolithic textile found during post-excavation work at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute’s flagship Ness of Brodgar excavation has been named one of Scotland’s “most groundbreaking discoveries of 2020”.