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The Ness in Print

There's a brilliant new book out by our very own Dr. Antonia Thomas PhD, a long-standing member of the Ness dig team and an acknowledged expert on Neolithic art.  Lavishly illustrated with many photographs of some of the many carved stones from the Ness of Brodgar it can be bought online, click the image of the cover to go to the Archaeopress online store.

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There was a really good piece all about the Ness in the 24th July 2016 issue of the Guardian newspaper, which is well worth a read.


Another very good article on the Ness was published  in the Observer newspaper on the 24th July 2016


Also worth checking out is the Ness of Brodgar entry on Canmore, the RCAHMS website


There was a paper on the Ness of Brodgar in the U.S. journal  Science on the 3rd January 2014 ‘Monumental Roots’ which recognized Orkney’s significance in the Neolithic   - access to this is via a subscription but you may be able to get this though an educational establishmnet or your library


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Over that past six years, the Ness of Brodgar has received international acclaim including:  


The covers of Current Archaeology, April 2010 and British Archaeology in Jan-Feb 2013


Recognized by Current Archaeology in 2012, as the Outstanding Research Project in Britain


The August 2014 issue of the National Geographic’s put Orkney on its cover as ‘The First Stonehenge: Scotland’s Master Builders’

The Ness also features in the latest edition of Renfrew & Bahn's 'Archaeology'  - the standard text book for undergraduates everywhere but a really useful book for all.