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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...

Archaeologists confirm a saga

Excavations in Trondheim of a well from the 1100s have allowed archaeologists to confirm the story behind a saga from the time. Excavation leader...

Skull found in Bergen is ‘sensational’

A human skull found near a popular swimming beach south of Bergen on Norway's West Coast last spring initially set off murder alarms. Now...

Redevelopment yields treasures

The ongoing redevelopment of Oslo's waterfront, along with several nearby highway and railroad improvement projects, has led to one of Norway's biggest archaeological excavations ever....

Skull found in Bergen was from the Middle Ages

Police in Bergen called off a potential murder investigation on Thursday after a human skull was found Wednesday night near a popular shoreside park....

Metal detection club finds treasures

A group of metal detector enthusiasts and three archaeologists spent the weekend exploring the area around an historic manor house in Ørland, Sør-Trøndelag, and...

Archaeologists find 1,300-year-old ski

Melting glaciers in the high mountains of southern Norway are revealing some treasures from the country's past. Archaeologists working for Oppland County have reported...

Medieval graves unearthed in Oslo

Archaeologists working in advance of a major railway expansion project in Oslo have unearthed around 100 skeletons from more graves found in the area...

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