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Viking ships survived budget cuts

Norway's controversial government minister in charge of higher education and research wanted to slash the budget for the new museum planned to house the...

Viking ships sail out of public view

Norway's famed Viking Ships Museum was closing its doors on Thursday, and won't reopen until a new "Museum of the Viking Age" emerges in...

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...

Norway moves forward with Viking excavation

The Norwegian government has provided funding, as expected, to begin a long-anticipated excavation of the so-called Gjellestad Viking ship. Government minister Sveinung Rotevatn hopes...

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....

State finally funds Viking ship repairs

Leaders of the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo could finally heave a sigh of relief on Monday, when government officials signaled release of NOK...

Still no money to repair Viking Ships

Officials at the University of Oslo's Museum of Cultural Heritage have been disappointed once again after the government's revised state budget still provided no...

More cracks found in Viking ship

Officials at Oslo's famed Viking Ship Museum have found more cracks in the wooden Gokstad ship that's been on public display since 1932. Anxious...

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