“an exceptional glass bead was found when Mine Howe was excavated.”
“ This is tremendous recognition for the work of the Destination Viking Association, of which INS in both Orkney and Shetland is a longstanding member.”
“This video helps to fully visualise how the fort may have looked in the fourth century which we think helps to further bring to life the lives of the Picts, who are so poorly understood because of the lack of historical records.”
The cist was found intact at the proposed Finstown substation site, just below the ground surface
“In the midst of great change they still need the security and comfort on calling on tradition.” Martin Carruthers Archaeology Institute Orkney College UHI
Thursday 25th of April, the Archaeology Institute UHI will be hosting a discussion on : Climate Change and World Heritage – Orkney and Beyond.
SSEN Transmission has submitted a planning application under the Town and Country Planning Act to Orkney Islands Council for its proposed new substation at Finstown.
” When we called by, there were some clear sections of wall visible, in Castle Street, and also pictures of something which I hadn’t seen before”
The Kirkwall town improvements have uncovered the remains of Kirkwall’s Castle and kept Orkney’s archaeologists busy over the last few days.Kirkwall’s Castle Coastal erosion at Newark Bay has revealed more of a […]
“The site includes finds from the Pictish through to the Viking period.”