The dynamic story of Stromness’ many piers, collected during the project through stories, drawings, photographs and artefacts, will be exhibited in the entrance porch of Stromness Museum from Saturday, November 4, to December 31, 2017.
Dan Lee, Dr Ingrid Mainland, Dr Jen Harland and Dr Sarah Jane Gibbon from the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute, together with a team of local volunteers and schoolchildren, embarked on a programme of archaeology in Rousay, Orkney over the summer 2017.
Despite some seasonal weather, the first week of fieldwalking in the Orkney World Heritage Site buffer zone has finished and six fields have been walked to the east of the Loch of Harray.
The Orkney World Heritage Site Fieldwalking Project: Learning About Archaeology Amongst Orkney’s World-famous Monuments, has secured a £9,900 National Lottery grant to undertake archaeological fieldwalking in the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site Buffer Zone.
Nut shells found during an archaeological dig in Skye were from the hunter gatherer period more than 8,000 years ago, tests have confirmed.