Images by John Mowat. Words by Edwin Muir
Ness of Brodgar Excavation Site to Close After 2024 Season
Trench P at the Ness of Brodgar excavation site showing the huge Neolithic structures raised between 3100BC and 2900BC. Image credit: Hugo Anderson-Whymark
The Fearsome Farmers of The Neolithic
When Early People began farming they changed forever, their societies, their diet, the landscape and the very crops they were growing.
2 UHI Archaeology Institute Projects Shortlisted For Awards
Voting has opened in the 2023 Current Archaeology Awards.
Archaeological Mysticism or what?
“My first astonishing discovery was the Michael energy line” Peter Breingan
‘Beyond the Stones’
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.
Archaeoastronomy from the Air
“In 1982 I was the coordinator and navigator for an aerial archaeology flight. “
Visiting the Ness of Brodgar
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.
New Exhibition: The Ness & Its People
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
But What Were They For?
“The first photo I ever took at the Ness was of this piece of pottery, discovered at the dig in 2009…..”