Archaeologists discovered a new Viking ship on the farm Jellestad near Halden in Østfold

https://www.khm.uio.no/english/about/news/current-issues/we-are-digging-after-a-new-viking-ship%21.html It became a world sensation when archaeologists discovered a new Viking ship on the farm Jellestad near Halden in Østfold last year. Prior to this, no buried Viking ship had been discovered in Norway for more than 100 years. On Monday 26th of August, the Museum of Cultural History (UiO) and the Cultural heritage…

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Good Boah Buried With His Viking

Vikings who settled in Iceland more than 1,000 years ago valued their horses so much that the men were buried with their trusty steeds. And DNA analysis of these treasured animals recently proved that the horses consigned to the grave with their manly owners were males, too. https://www.livescience.com/64432-vikings-buried-with-stallions.html

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The Blackener’s Cave

The Hallmundarhraun lava field—basalt dark, with great swells and a froth of white moss—looks like a stormy sea whipped into a frenzy and frozen in place. http://www.archaeology.org/issues/255-1705/features/5468-iceland-surtshellir-viking-cave Looks like the gateway to Muspelheim if you ask me!

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A Second Dig Reveals Bronze-Age Gold

At a site that was previously excavated and cataloged, an amateur archeologist dug some more and found some incredible treasures, 2000 gold spirals. Sif’s hair, maybe? http://www.thelocal.dk/20150708/danish-archaeologists-make-huge-bronze-age-find

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