Analysis suggests two young men left fingerprints on Ness of Brodgar pottery fragment
“Good to go! Excavation resumes this summer with introduction of Covid distancing measures”
” examples of the varied forms of re-use of structures and the materials they were made from.”
Five-thousand years ago, an Orkney potter sat down and began work. In the process of creating their clay vessel, the potter pressed a finger into the wet surface and left an imprint.
“I’ve been thinking about the Ness of Brodgar – again – and the wider possibilities of the whole area”
‘The Ness of Brodgar: As It Stands’ by People of the Ness – Nick Card, Mark Edmonds and Anne Mitchell…..
“There have been a couple of editions of a wee booklet about the Ness….”
“I was very pleased to see on the Ness of Brodgar Trust website, that two sets of greeting cards are now available”
“And so, between the reality of the sky above and the surrounding lochs and land, I looked into the trenches and saw the brightest of earthy colours to use in my painting.”
Originally from Liverpool, then the USA, Gary now lives in Kirkwall and is an archaeology student based at Orkney College UHI.