Banks tomb; video blog of the dig.

Exciting news from Orkney! A new Neolithic tomb has been unearthed, quite by accident it would seem too! While Orkney is not short on burial chambers from the Neolithic (think of the famous Maeshowe and the Cuween Burial chamber above Finnstown) what is so exciting is that this time the excavation can be seen via [...]

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A Thousand Screaming Spirits…

Cuween Chambered Cairn by Tim Miller.   I should go on my hands and knees to you, you farmers from five thousand years ago. Even though your skulls are no longer here or the small skulls of your two dozen dogs, in retrospect I realize how wise I was, dipping in and out of your [...]