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The Science of the Ness

6th September 2020 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

The Ness of Brodgar under excavation

This year, Orkney International Science Festival will celebrate Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters with a variety of online events celebrating the sea and our islands.

On Sunday 6 September, tune in to The Science of the Nessa talk in association with the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, where members of UHI Archaeology Institute will describe ongoing scientific analysis of finds from the world-famous multi-period site, the Ness of Brodgar.

Dr Ingrid Mainland FSAScot will discuss animal teeth and clues to the prehistoric inhabitants’ possible marine diet, and Dr Scott Timpany FSAScot will speak on plants, pollen and Brodgar’s Neolithic landscape.

You can watch this free event here, or if you’d like to join in with questions, you can go direct to the live stream via the Science Festival’s YouTube channel.

Featured Image Credit: Dr. Hugo Anderson-Whymark


6th September 2020
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
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