Tag Archive: Picts


 

Female aristocrat hunting

🙂 Drunk in charge…

Papil Stone, West Burra

Papil Stone, bird-headed men

Papil Stone, Lion

Papil Stone, “Monks”

 

 

Pictish engravings

Broken rod and crescent…

Viking plaque

 

The Eye of Brodgar

From the Ness of Brodgar excavation

Stone spatulas, Ness of Brodgar

Stone axes, Ness of Brodgar

 

Ness of Brodgar

Haematite, Ness of Brodgar

Mace head, Ness of Brodgar

 

The Brodgar Boy…

Grooved Ware, Ness of Brodgar

 

 

 

 

Decorations, Ness of Brodgar

We did get to Birsay finally, another Broch, only accessible at low tide. The Broch was inhabited originally by Picts and then taken over by Vikings…

The passage is open…

 

 

 

The Viking settlement

Cliffs of Birsay

 

Seagull young

 

Lighthouse on top of Birsay

 

Colours of Orkney…