Tag Archives: Excavation

Update – Ness of Brodgar excavations

The impressive excavations at the Ness of Brodgar continue to produce some outstanding finds. Yesterday saw the emergence of more stones inscribed with triangular shapes, chevrons and faint cup marks. The marks clearly call to mind the designs found on … Continue reading

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Julian Thomas’ excavation at Dorstone Hill – update

Hot on the heels of finding a range of artefacts that included polished stone axes and an awl, the team led by Prof Julian Thomas and Dr Keith Ray has come up trumps. Their excavations at Dorstone Hill have revealed … Continue reading

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Between the monuments – excavations at Avebury

A joint project between the National Trust (Dr Ros Cleal & Dr Nick Snashall), the University of Southampton (Dr Josh Pollard), University of Leicester (Dr Mark Gillings) andAllen Environmental Archaeology (Dr Mike Allen) is exploring the area around the World Heritage Sites … Continue reading

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Book review – Archaeological Excavations at Tullahedy County Tipperary. Neolithic Settlement in North Munster

Brief note – Robert M Chapple reviews a new publication detailing the excavations at Tullahedy. Read it on his blog at http://rmchapple.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/archaeological-excavations-at-tullahedy.html

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New Causewayed Enclosure found in Cornwall

Archaeologists in Cornwall have discovered a Causewayed Enclosure near Truro. The enclosure was unearthed during excavations prior to the building of a new Council centre. Among the finds were a number of sherds of Grooved Ware and a decorated slate … Continue reading

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