11th December 2018
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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...