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Banks Chambered Tomb
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Banks
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The Cairnhead, Hunda Cairn(s)
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Cairns O' The Bu Broch
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Castle of Burwick Cliff Fort
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Clouduhall Round Cairn
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Clouduhall Standing Stone / Menhir
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Howe of Hoxa Broch
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Kirkhouse Cairn Round Cairn
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Kirk Ness Round Barrow(s)
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Kirk Ness Dyke Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
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Kirk Ness Mound Round Barrow(s)
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Sorquoy Standing Stone / Menhir
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Stews Standing Stone / Menhir
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Tomb of the Eagles Chambered Cairn
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The Wart Chambered Cairn
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Ladykirk Stone Carving

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Archaeologists uncover clues to life of Iron Age man

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-38207134
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
7th December 2016ce

Iron Age Jewellery Made On Orkney Recreated

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-37481840
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
28th September 2016ce

Neolithic tomb found in garden 'extremely significant'


WHEN Hamish Mowatt decided to investigate a mysterious mound as he tidied an Orkney garden, he had little idea he would uncover a hoard of bodies that had lain untouched for around 5,000 years... continues...
moss Posted by moss
2nd October 2010ce

Rare rock art found on beach after storm

http://news.scotsman.com/latestnews/Older-than-the-pyramids-buried.3883464.jp

Local plumber David Barnes saw the circular markings in the low afternoon light on Sandwick Bay. Julie Gibson, the county archaeologist, suggests it could come from a chambered tomb.

No picture at the link though, sadly.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
18th March 2008ce

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Orkneyjar: The Cairns


Sigurd's report on The Cairns of the Bu
wideford Posted by wideford
15th September 2007ce
Edited 16th September 2007ce

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Cairns O' The Bu (Broch) — News

Ancient repairs revealed on Orkney's oldest wooden bowl


Conservation work on an Iron Age bowl found in Orkney has revealed careful 2,000-year-old repairs to it.

More info :

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-46124211
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
8th November 2018ce

First glimpse of “perfect” 2,000-year-old bowl.


A remarkable, perfectly preserved 2,000-year-old wooden bowl unearthed from a well on Orkney can be seen for the first time.

Read more at: https://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/first-glimpse-of-perfect-2-000-year-old-bowl-found-on-orkney-1-4825431
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
7th November 2018ce

Archaeologists Find 2,000-Year-Old Wooden Bowl, plus hair


The Iron Age artifacts were sealed in a subterranean chamber of the Cairns Broch, a tower-like stone structure.
uring the Iron Age, the Cairns Broch—a tower-like stone building of monumental proportions—dominated the landscape of Windwick Bay, a rocky cove in the Scottish archipelago of Orkney. Equal parts house, fort and status symbol, the broch stood at the center of an ancient settlement until some point between the later 1st and mid-2nd century A.D., when it was sealed and subsequently abandoned.


Read more:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/archaeologists-find-2000-year-old-wooden-bowl-strands-hair-northern-scotland-180969713/

And also, if you can get through the adverts at the Independent, there is this with a video...

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/2000-year-old-bowl-underground-chamber-orkney-scotland-archaeology-a8447421.html
moss Posted by moss
23rd July 2018ce

Tomb of the Eagles (Chambered Cairn) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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21st April 2018ce

South Liddel (Burnt Mound / Fulacht Fia) — Images

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21st April 2018ce

Cairns O' The Bu (Broch) — Images

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