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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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Neolithic Orkney: A Ritual Soundscape

If you missed it earlier this afternoon there’s an interesting series on R4 on the role of sound in human history. Today’s programme features Dr David Hendy who explores possible uses of sound in and around some of the Neolithic … Continue reading

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