Dig Diary – Sunday, August 15, 2010

Excavation open day. . . For a change, the weather for the excavation Open Day is fine and sunny, with not much wind – a dramatic change from the previous two, when visitors, and diggers alike, were subjected to gales…

Ken after his haematite discovery.

Dig Diary – Thursday, August 12, 2010

The rain has now fully cleared and so another typical Orcadian summer’s day. And what a day it’s turning out to be! In the central chamber of Structure Ten, there have been some fantastic finds that may be associated. Ken…

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Dig diary – Monday, July 19, 2010

And another season at the Ness is under way and again the gods seem to be shining down on us – blessing us with almost the perfect weather to start the dig. It definitely has inspired the team to Herculean…