Some very large whale species were sourced for tools, vessels and equipment during the Iron Age.
Frank Rennie was in Orkney to speak to us about the unique places which are special to us and why this is so
A talk – Celebrating “the magnificence of the human ecology of small Atlantic islands.”
Rousay is known as the Egypt of the North for its amazing archaeological sites and now it has got even better with the discovery of a Viking Drinking Hall at Skaill Farmstead.
” I am eager to meet students at all levels and am looking forward to supervising new work on the Viking Age.”
“ This is tremendous recognition for the work of the Destination Viking Association, of which INS in both Orkney and Shetland is a longstanding member.”
The Orkney News intends to make a documentary film telling the individual stories of those who died, what impact their loss had on their friends and families and why it is important that their sacrifice is remembered today.
If you think Runes are a long dead language with nothing to tell us today then think again.
An exhibition of new research on Runes by UHI PhD Student Andrea Freund opens on Saturday 9th of March at Orkney Museum, Kirkwall.
“I just thought I would go along, do my best and see what happened. “