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Dellin inta da past 03.07.09

Dellin inta da past 03.07.09

04/07/2009, by in Features

Floor below groundThe excavations at the Viking Longhouse in Belmont ended this week. This has been the fifth season of excavation on the site and, at present, there are no plans for there to be any more work carried out there. The work has been carried out with grants from the Heritage Lotter... Read more...

Dellin inta da past 26.06.09

Dellin inta da past 26.06.09

27/06/2009, by in Features

Hard at workThe excavations at the Viking longhouse site at Belmont are gathering momentum as the Danish led team prepares to begin their final week on site. This is the fifth season of work which Anne-Christine Larsen has directed at Belmont, and the third year within Shetland Amenity Trust’... Read more...

Dellin inta da past 19.06.09

Dellin inta da past 19.06.09

20/06/2009, by in Features

Stone axeIt’s amazing where you can find archaeology, as John Laurenson recently found out.Mr Laurenson works for Shetland Heatwise, insulating houses. He was in the upstairs bedroom of a crofthouse in Hillswick, pulling the lining off in the course of his work, when he made an interestin... Read more...

Dellin inta da past 12.06.09

Dellin inta da past 12.06.09

13/06/2009, by in Features

Excavation at Belmont beginsThe Viking Unst project has come earlier to the islands this year, with the arrival of the Danish team who have been excavating at the Viking longhouse in Belmont this week. Once again the team is led by Anne-Christine Larsen. This will be the last season of excavatio... Read more...

Dellin inta da past 26.09.08

Dellin inta da past 26.09.08

26/09/2008, by in Features

A NEW archaeological project got under way this month in the secluded location of Gunnister Voe in Northmavine.Natascha Mehler, of the University of Vienna, and Mark Gardiner, of Queen’s University, Belfast, are planning a three-year project to investigate sites associated with the Hanseatic mer... Read more...

Dellin inta da past 01.08.08

Dellin inta da past 01.08.08

01/08/2008, by in Features

Belmont work ends THE VIKING Unst Excavations ended yesterday with the last of the staff leaving Belmont and returning to Denmark today. Anne-Christine Larsen, archaeological curator at the Roskilde Viking Ship Museum, is pleased with her season’s work at Belmont this summer.“I am very happy w... Read more...

Dellin inta da past 25.07.08

Dellin inta da past 25.07.08

25/07/2008, by in Features

by Val TurnerTHE PAST five weeks have flown by and on Monday the Bradford University team of archaeologists who were digging at the Viking longhouse sites of Hamar and Underhoull completed their work and left.Peat story The discovery last year of peat covering part of the longhouse site at Under... Read more...

Dellin inta da past 18.07.08

Dellin inta da past 18.07.08

18/07/2008, by in Features

BY Val TurnerSUPRISES always happen as time begins to run out for archaeological excavations. As the Viking longhouse excavations at Underhoull and Hamar draw towards their last few days, they have proved to be no exception to this rule.Hamar pit houseThis week the archaeologists working at Ha... Read more...

Dellin inta da past 11.07.08

Dellin inta da past 11.07.08

11/07/2008, by in Features

BY Val TurnerBusy at UnstWORK is now proceeding apace with the excavation of the three Viking longhouses currently being excavated in Unst.At the longhouse at Hamar, the remnants of a later room which was built over the top end of the longhouse has been removed and the team is coming down onto... Read more...

Dellin inta da past 04.07.08

Dellin inta da past 04.07.08

04/07/2008, by in Features

BY Val TurnerDanish team arrivesWITH excavations at the Viking longhouse sites of Hamar and Underhoull now in full swing, the third excavation of the Viking Unst project began this week with the arrival of the Danish team from Roskilde Viking Ship Museum and Copenhagen University.This longhous... Read more...

Dellin inta da past 27.06.08

Dellin inta da past 27.06.08

27/06/2008, by in Features

Jigsaws in BressayTHE BRESSAY History Group’s project to excavate and relocate the burnt mound at Cruester to the Bressay Heritage Centre took another step forward this week. The first stones have now been moved to their new location. Each stone has been numbered and photographed in its positi... Read more...

Dellin inta da past 20.06.08

Dellin inta da past 20.06.08

20/06/2008, by in Features

By Val Turner The advent of summer and the university holidays is heralded once again by the advent of "dellin inta da past" and the arrival of archaeological teams, both large and small. This week two very different archaeological projects have picked up from where they left off in previous years... Read more...