Encircling ditch at Brodgar was cut out of rock

Encircling ditch at Brodgar was cut out of rock

Latest news from Ring of Brodgar Excavation, 2008 – Tuesday, 29th July. “Well, yesterday we finally completed the excavation of the larger northern ditch trench. In all honesty it looked absolutely spectacular. It certainly took us a lot of time and energy...
Ring of Brodgar Excavation

Ring of Brodgar Excavation

Excavations at the Ring of Brodgar began on 9th July, 2008. “The Ring of Brodgar is one of the largest Neolithic stone circles in Britain. Yet we know surprisingly little about it – in particular its age. This summer, for the first time in 35 years,...
Ring of Brodgar to be investigated

Ring of Brodgar to be investigated

ONE OF Western Europe’s most impressive prehistoric sites and the third largest stone circle in the British Isles—Orkney’s Ring of Brodgar—is the subject of a major archaeological project to start next week. A month-long programme will be undertaken by a 15-strong...