The Natural and Cultural Heritage Fund is led by Scottish Natural Heritage and is part funded through the European Regional Development Fund.
The tombs project will support islanders to explore and tell the stories of this remarkable group of tombs in the islands
“The UHI Archaeology Institute’s 12 Ages of Christmas…….”
“Two little figurines – having a look round”
“I know – we’re all looking forward to Christmas, but, let’s look forward a bit farther ahead, to the summer, and the digging season on Orkney.”
“This collaborative project with SSEN gives us the opportunity to examine an important prehistoric site that would otherwise not have been excavated.”
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.