Post-conservation – the 2015 incised stone from Structure Eight

In a week that saw Structure Eight produce numerous examples of decorated stone, we also received a number of photographs of Ness artefacts that have undergone conservation work by experts on the Scottish mainland. Among these were three of the decorated slab recovered from Structure Eight on August 17, 2015. …

STOP PRESS – Structure Eight’s latest decorated stone

After yesterday’s discovery, we thought it couldn’t get any better. Then today, as the weary excavators began making their way home, the Structure Eight team emerged from the building clutching another large decorated stone. This stone is decidedly different, however. Instead of the incised chevrons, triangles and zigzags we’ve come …