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The Dunyvaig Survey – 2017 Report

The Dunyvaig Survey – 2017 Report

Some news coming from the Dunyvaig project. You can read the latest report about the electrical resistance and terrestrial 3D laser scan that took place at Dunyvaig in August 2017. For more about the Dunyvaig project you can visit the project...

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The 2017 Giant’s Grave Excavation Report

The 2017 Giant’s Grave Excavation Report

Some more news coming from Giant's Grave after the end of the excavation. The 2017 Giant's Grave Excavation report has just been released, covering everything that was learnt in the latest digs at this interesting monument. For more information about Giant's Grave and...

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Giant’s Grave 2017 Excavation Update

Giant’s Grave 2017 Excavation Update

August 2017 saw the completion of the third and final season of excavation at the Early Neolithic Clyde-type chambered cairn at Slochd Meseach near Neraebolls, better known as the Giant’s Grave. These followed excavations in 2015 and 2016, the first of which focused...

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Planning the Dunyvaig Project

Planning the Dunyvaig Project

News about the planning of the Dunyvaig Project. Dunyvaig is, arguably, the most important of the historical monuments on Islay, but many questions about its history still have to be answered. Following the Dunyvaig Academic Workshop planning has begun on the Dunyvaig project, which will incorporate not just excavations at Dunyvaig, but projects for the local community and tourists.

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