- 28th of June
Nick Card, with the assistance of Dr Colin Richards and students
from Manchester and Orkney, is re-excavating parts of this chambered
cairn to retrieve evidence relating to its construction and date.
- 12th July
: Is this, or is it not, a site where Standing Stones were quarried?
of Trotty, Harray
- 7th July
This Bronze Age barrow cemetery is particularly important becauseof
the finds of gold and amber discovered last century.
on the Brodgar peninsula
July - 5th September
. If there's more to the prehistoric landscape here than meets
John Gater will locate it!
August - 7th September
Nearby, and probably contemporary with Minehowe, is a broch set
out into wetland. We will be investigating this broch and its
siting as well as looking for connections between Minehowe and
of Skea, Berstness, Westray
August - 20th September
This excavation is being undertaken as a response to the threat
to the site from the sea.
||1st July - 9th August
The extensive middens, houses and fields of this site contain evidence for
the economic basis of a vernacular settlement from Viking to Post-Medieval