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Borreparken Viking Ship

Viking ship drawing

Viking Age Relevance

This ship was found with georadar detection in March 2019 in Borreparken, Norway. No excavations are planned for the near future, only non-invasive research.1

Because of this is only a recent find, not much is known about the age or contents of this ship, other than that it seems to be a boat burial.

Further Reading

University of South-Eastern Norway – Interview with Norwegian expert.


  1. Annette Stensholt and Fredrik Hansen, ‘Nytt funn av vikingskip i Vestfold.’ NRK. Published 25 March 2019. Last Accessed 26 March 2019. [Norwegian language]
    David Nikel, ‘‘Historic Day‘: Viking Ship Found In Norway’s Oslofjord Region.’ Forbes. Published 25 March 2019. Last Accessed 26 March 2019.  ↩

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