It seems everything gets bigger and more complex – including this project. For the Ness of Brodgar this means both enlarging trenches to discover more archaeology, and amazing advances in technology.
Today I revisited a particular viewpoint at the upper end of Trench T, which has expanded every year since I first came in 2016. This season has seen the addition of two triangular extensions on either side.
Compare this with my earlier drawing and paintings
There is a new drone being used to map the trenches, including work in combination with other technologies.
It possesses advanced capabilities way beyond my comprehension – but clearly has exciting implications for understanding the site.
Finally to return to something smaller I drew work continuing in the space between Structures 12 and 26 – also now known as ‘the corner of loveliness’.