Mapping Magnus community excavation – Palace village, Birsay
A team from the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute together with community volunteers will commence the excavation phase of the exciting community archaeology ‘Mapping Magnus’ project by digging test pits around the medieval site of the Bishops Palace.
‘Our Islands, Our Past’ Conference-International Speaker Line-up.
he University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute looks forward to welcoming an impressive line-up of speakers and contributors to the ‘Our Islands, Our Past’ Conference on the 14th- 17th September.
Community Archaeology – Palace Village, Birsay
When is a cist, not a cist?
Some of the most significant finds in archaeology are not found by trained archaeologists, but by members of the public.