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Enthusiasts find new rock carvings

A field in Østfold south of Oslo turned out to be full of ancient rock carvings, discovered by local enthusiasts who go out hunting...

Archaeologists unearth Viking age temple

Archaeologists from the University Museum in Bergen have found traces of a heathen temple used for worshipping old Norse gods such as Odin and...

Historic excavation now underway

UPDATED: A full-scale excavation of a Viking ship found within a settlement from Viking times is now underway at Gjellestad near Halden in Southern...

Rot hastens Viking ship’s excavation

Archaeologists and Norway's director of cultural heritage are calling for rapid excavation of a Viking ship found buried in a field at Gjellestad near...

Archaeologists find another buried ship

Buried in the ground close to an 829-year old church on an island off Norway's northwest coast lies a ship that archaeologists believe dates...

Archaeologists find hull of Viking ship

Preliminary excavations into the discovery of more Viking treasures south of Oslo have led to the hull of what archaeologists are calling the Gjellestadskip....

Norway finds another Viking ship

On an open field along the Oslo Fjord, among grave mounds from the Viking Age, archaeologists have found what they believe is another buried...

Viking ships seem saved after all

Norway's newly expanded government has specifically mentioned in its new platform that a new museum to house the country's famed Viking ships will indeed...

Hunters find intact Viking sword

A team of four men out hunting wild reindeer high in the mountains of Reinheimen stumbled over "something brown" lying in a field of...

Parking garage work reveals historic graves

Archaeologists in Norway were claiming another sensational find this week, in connection with construction of a parking garage under the central square of the southern...

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