In this excellent article Ken Brophy writes about Stonehenge and how it is used
The Open Day is on from 11am to 4pm, on site and with activities in the Stenness Community Centre
2024 will be the last year of excavations at the Ness of Brodgar site in the Heart of Neolithic Orkney.
The Nunalleq Digital Museum & Catalogue is now online
The site, which is also recorded as Cutter’s Tuo, consists of a rounded, grassy mound with numerous stones protruding from the surface.
On Friday June 30th the archaeological dig at The Cairns in South Ronaldsay held an Open Day, giving the public a valuable opportunity to view the current work and to hear about the discoveries that have been made to date.
Mousa to Mackintosh is a chronological history of Scottish architecture, from brochs and classical country houses to baronial tower-houses and modernist New Towns.
“At first nothing would have been extraordinary about the find, as countless pieces of pottery from ancient Rome have been found.”
A new work by an international team, dispels some myths about the beginning of the Neolithic and, therefore, of agriculture, in North Africa about 7,500 years ago. Image credit University of Cordoba
‘In the broad space between the wall of circumvallation and the broch itself are the foundation lines of a multitude of structures. Something similar to this I noted twice elsewhere, near the ruins of a broch at Scapa in the Orkneys, and at the ferry between Bressay and Noss (Shetland), likewise the site of a broch.’