Evidence has now come to light from the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute research excavation at the Ness of Brodgar of woven textiles in use 5,000 years ago.
“Two of us enter/on hands and knees”
The tombs project will support islanders to explore and tell the stories of this remarkable group of tombs in the islands
“We travelled through time in the corridors rooms, up the stairs and down the stairs, of Tankerness House Museum in Kirkwall “
Chewing gum and the genetics of an ancient human by Steve Drury
Further Thoughts on Stone Basins in Argyll
“stone basins occur in many forms and likely had different functions. “
Rock Art….or Rock Carvings?
“The Knowes O’ Trotty is a great place, but not much notice is taken of it”
For at least two thousand years, and ending more than three thousand years ago, the British Isles supported one of the most advanced ‘colleges’ of astronomers in the ancient world.
Although the house remains are incredibly fragile and disappearing fast, floor deposits survive, and bones survives very well