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Bryn Celli Ddu landscape project: Week 1 round-up

We are at the end of our first week at the Bryn Celli Ddu landscape project 2017, excavating in the field immediately behind the passage tomb, with a great group of volunteers. This year’s archaeological excavation started on the 11 of June and will continue until the 24 of June, and the focus has been … Continue reading

Ancient tomb like you’ve never seen it before: Bryn Celli Ddu in new CGI film

Work has been completed on an innovative CGI film that will bring Bryn Celli Ddu back to life. Known as one of the most evocative archaeological sites in Britain, the 5,000-year old monument was once constructed to protect and pay respect to the remains of ancestors. It is the only site in Wales that has … Continue reading

Inside a solstice aligned tomb: 3d model of Bryn Celli Ddu

As part of the Bryn Celli Ddu landscape project, we have been surveying Bryn Celli Ddu itself along with it’s surrounding landscape. Adam Stanford has been busy making 3d models as part of the project, and in this post we can reveal our model of the interior of Bryn Celli Ddu. You can see the … Continue reading

3rd 3D model of Rock Art from around Bryn Celli Ddu: revealing the work of prehistoric artists

As part of the Bryn Celli Ddu landscape project, we have been surveying the surrounding landscape and have identified 8 new cupmarked rock art outcrops over the last two years. Adam Stanford has been busy making 3d models of all the outcrops and we can reveal the second in a series as we countdown to … Continue reading

2nd 3D model of Rock Art from around Bryn Celli Ddu: revealing the work of prehistoric artists

As part of the Bryn Celli Ddu landscape project, we have been surveying the surrounding landscape and have identified 8 new cupmarked rock art outcrops over the last two years. Adam Stanford has been busy making 3d models of all the outcrops and we can reveal the second in a series as we countdown to … Continue reading

Materials as media @ Bryn Celli Ddu

Bryn Celli Ddu is a Neolithic passage tomb, and is a unique site in Wales – as the passage is aligned to the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. As the sun rises on this morning, a beam of light is cast down the narrow entrance lighting the chamber within. Our project has developed around this … Continue reading

The Mound in the Dark Grove: Bryn Celli Ddu, Anglesey 2016

We will be entering in to our third year at Bryn Celli Ddu in 2017. Here’s a summary of the 2016 project, published in Current Archaeology in September: Ongoing archaeological work in the landscape surrounding Anglesey’s Bryn Celli Ddu (‘the Mound in the Dark Grove’) has revealed what is thought to be a late Neolithic/early … Continue reading

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