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AIA Kress Lecture: Secrets of the Ness of Brodgar At Willamette University In #SalemOR – Feb. 21st

Archaeological Institute Of America Kress Lecture

Secrets of the Ness of Brodgar with Nick Card

A Stone-Age Complex in the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site

February 21, 2017 starting at 7:30 PM

Willamette University Campus | Rogers Music Center | Hudson Concert Hall

Off the northernmost tip of Scotland lie the Orkney Islands. It is said that if you scratch their surface, the Orkneys bleed archaeology! This is nowhere truer than in the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site that is known for some of the most iconic prehistoric monuments of Atlantic Europe: the great stone circles of the Ring of Brodgar and the Stones of Stenness; Maeshowe, the finest chambered tomb in northern Europe; and the exceptionally well preserved 5,000-year-old village of Skara Brae.  – read more

Nick Card is an Honorary Research Fellow of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquarians of Scotland, a Member of Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site Research Committee, Chair of the Ness of Brodgar Trust and Vice president of the American Friends of the Ness of Brodgar.

Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301
503-370-6300

Contact Information:
Ortwin Knorr, Center for Ancient Studies and Archaeology
503-370-6029

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