Discovering the past at Birnie The site at Birnie has revealed lots of clues about its past. The map below shows what the archaeologists discovered in the area. Original image © Barri Jones. You can explore other aspects of Birnie. Travel back in time to Birnie, or discover the site’s landscape, and all the resources the people could use. You can even make your own roundhouse – just like the ones built 2000 years ago!