Archaeologists excavating the Ness of Brodgar uncovered the richest collection of Neolithic art yet found in Britain, including this decorative stone incised with a geometric motif. Photograph by Jim Richardson. Ness of Brogdar photographed with permission of the Archaeology Institute, University of the Highlands and Islands
Pictish Symbol stone on The Brough of Birsay. Orkney, Scotland, photograph by by Peter Ward (The Picts were a tribal confederation of Celtic peoples during the Late Iron Age and Early Medieval periods living in eastern and northern Scotland)
Orkney islands...East Mainland is connected to Burray and South Ronaldsay by the Churchill Barriers and it is the purpose of these and the attacks during the wars that has shaped what we see here today.