“My first astonishing discovery was the Michael energy line” Peter Breingan
Wessex Archaeology have produced an excellent film which looks at the landscape, how it was used by Neolithic people and the wider context which led to the building of Stonehenge.
“In 1982 I was the coordinator and navigator for an aerial archaeology flight. “
Open from 11th of July is a new exhibition at the Maeshowe Visitor Centre revealing the finds and the story from the Ness of Brodgar excavation nearby in the Heart of Neolithic Orkney
The excavation is open to the public on weekdays, from 9.30am-4.30pm till August 17 2022. And there is free parking on the site too.
“The first photo I ever took at the Ness was of this piece of pottery, discovered at the dig in 2009…..”
“The type of parasites we find are compatible with previous evidence for winter feasting on animals during the building of Stonehenge.” Dr Piers Mitchell, Cambridge’s Department of Archaeology.
“The traces we see in our data span millennia, as indicated by the seven-thousand-year timeframe between the oldest and most recent prehistoric pits we’ve excavated. “Paul Garwood, Senior Lecturer in Prehistory at the University of Birmingham
“Twenty years ago Mike was on a work trip to Brittany, and in their time off the Working Group were taken out on a boat into the Golfe de Morbihan. “
““I was looking for something else in my photo folders when I came across this”