Category Archives: Orkney

Art and Architecture in Neolithic Orkney – Book Review

Art and Architecture in Neolithic Orkney: Process, Temporality and Context. Antonia Thomas. Archaeopress. 2016 Caroline Wickham-Jones kindly wrote a detailed review of Art and Architecture in Neoliā€¦ Source: Art and Architecture in Neolithic Orkney – Book Review

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Map Orkney Month: Imagining archaeological mappings paper published

Map Orkney Month: Imagining archaeological mappings has just been published in a new open access online journal Livingmaps Review (Vol. 1, No. 1). This is based on my contribution to the Public Archaeology 2015 project, in which 6 archaeologists and … Continue reading

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Kirkwall Grammar School S1 rapid counter mapping of the Ring of Brodgar

Check out these fantastic new maps of the Ring of Brodgar, Orkney World Heritage Site, made by Kirkwall Grammar School S1 students (all 125 of them) on 12th May 2015 on their Big Day Out. These are the results from … Continue reading

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Rackwick Survey 2015 & Archaeologies of the Old Man of Hoy

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Landscapes of change: archaeologies of the Rousay clearances

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