The excavation team at the Iron Age site at Swartigill, in Caithness, are back on site after their four-day long-weekend break.
Norwegian postgraduate student Maria Winther Sørensen has joined the ORCA team this week for a two-month internship.
Excavation resumes at Swartigill, Caithness, tomorrow – running until September 8.
Our 2023 dig season kicks off today, with a full team returning to The Cairns Iron Age site.
Volunteer opportunities available at the Burn of Swartigill excavation, Caithness, in August and September.
A team from the UHI Archaeology Institute will be back at the Burn of Swartigill from August 14 until September 8.
A flash back to the tail end of the summer and the excavation of the Iron Age site at Swartigill, Caithness.
The excavation of the Swartigill Iron Age settlement has reached the end of its second week, and we have had some exciting finds and made a lot of progress.
The star find at the ongoing Swartigill excavation yesterday must be this little flash of colour and decoration straight from the Iron Age! It is a half fragment of a beautifully decorated glass
At the end of our first week of excavation at the Swartigill Iron Age settlement, we are already starting to see some intriguing features within the structures, and tantalising traces of things to come.