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News A huge mysterious structure has been discovered under the largest Neolithic rubbish dump in ScotlandA mysterious ten-metre wide structure and a set of huge slabs have been discovered in one of the final trenches dug at a historic site on an Orkney ness.24 August 2016
News A human jawbone with teeth has been found placed in a massive whalebone vertebra at a prehistoric cairn in OrkneyPrehistoric Scots put a human jawbone inside a whalebone in a "ritual of foundation or abandonment", say archaeologists who found the burials alongside a quern, mortar and pig and cattle remains.08 July 2016
Object of the Week Object of the Week: Iron Age cattle molars from farmland in ancient ScotlandThese Iron Age calf teeth from Orkney are being used as part of recent research into cattle and farming techniques from the mid-Iron Age and Viking to late Norse period.11 February 2016
News "Tantalising" Bronze Age building could have been used as prehistoric healing sauna, say archaeologistsArchaeologists say a steam house in the middle of a Bronze Age building discovered in Orkney could have been used for spiritual ceremonies, rites of passages or as a sweat house.30 September 2015