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Tag: archaeology

Remnants of ancient church found

As Levanger celebrates its 1000th anniversary, a vaulted basement in the center of town has been found to contain ashlar blocks of prepared marble,...

Dig to begin at royal Viking estate

The largest archaeological project in Norway in nearly 10 years will begin in June to recover property of the Viking king Harald Hårfagre (alternatively...

Vikings advanced in jewelry design

Not only did the Vikings build legendary vessels and extraordinary wood carvings for their time, they also were highly advanced in their design and...

Archaeologists find ‘mini-Pompeii’

The most well-preserved pottery from the Stone Age ever found in Norway has turned up in an unspoiled dwelling site not far from Kristiansand....

New images may yield Viking ships

Archaeologists think they have found two more Viking ships buried in Vestfold County south of Oslo. The biggest may be 25 metres long, larger than any...

New Viking probe may reveal secrets

MUSEUM GUIDE: Norway’s capital is packed with museums, and they’re often popping up in the news. We’re following that news, and focusing every week...

Oslo settlements date to the Stone Age

New discoveries by archaeologists indicate that some of Oslo's history may need to be re-written. Field research on the Ekeberg Plateau, which rises above...

Vikings were terrorists of their time

One of the world's leading experts on Scandinavian history now believes that the Vikings had motives similar to those of today's terrorists. Robert Ferguson,...



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