The four trenches….

Another video of the Ness of Brodgar excavation site from above – showing the locations of the four main trenches: Trench P, Trench J, Trench X and the enigmatic Trench T.

Trench P flyover

A view of Trench P, from the standing stone in the central paved area, out to Structure Ten and moving back across the trench.

The Ness in Current Archaeology – download for free

The Ness of Brodgar excavations featured in the February 2018 edition of Current Archaeology magazine. But such was the demand that all printed copies sold out quickly. However, thanks to the good folk at Current Archaeology, we have a PDF of the article for those who were unable to secure …

2018 Dig Dates confirmed

The dates for this year’s excavation on the Ness of Brodgar have been confirmed. The dig will resume on Monday, July 2, running until Friday, August 24. Guided tours will start on Wednesday, July 4, running Monday to Friday at 11am, 1pm and 3 pm, and on Saturdays and Sundays at …

Dig Diary – Friday, August 25, 2017

Day Forty     Farewell and thank you all . . . That’s it folks. The wonderful Ness of Brodgar has returned to its winter slumber, with the sheets of black plastic tenderly wrapped over it. It has been a tremendous season of archaeology, and we want to begin this …