In this article from Swandro-Orkney Coastal Archaeology Trust we find out how those working on the site in Rousay keep busy.
Further Thoughts on Stone Basins in Argyll
“stone basins occur in many forms and likely had different functions. “
In the process of locating and exploring a number of deserted settlements in Mid Argyll, we have come upon several unusual rock basins at three sites and seen some in other situations.
Some very large whale species were sourced for tools, vessels and equipment during the Iron Age.
Dr Britton is a specialist in the use of an archaeological technique known as stable isotope analysis for the reconstruction of past diets, movements, and environments.
“The exhibits were a good example of the ‘human’ side of archaeological excavations. “
“The Knowes O’ Trotty is a great place, but not much notice is taken of it”
A thousand previously unknown archaeological sites on the Isle of Arran have been revealed using the latest technology by archaeologists with Historic Environment Scotland.
The archaeologists from ORCA Archaeology discovered sections of wall that were part of the St Magnus Cathedral Close
Orkney has more than its fair share of brochs (aka Iron Age Roundhouses). Some are in a fine state of repair, some, just grassy mounds in the landscape.