A double burial, and a murder mystery…
The ship burials on Edøy island, Norway.
The Museum of Antiquities in the Netherlands has acquired a Viking ring from its finder.
In the eighteenth century, a Swedish runestone moved from Sweden to Scotland. Recently, they moved the stone for the third time. Find out where it ended up!
Academic article turned popular science article. If you found the recent article in Antiquity about the three Viking halls in Borre a bit much, here’s a really clear summary: ‘Radar Tech Uncovers Three Viking Halls at Royal Cemetery in Norway’ on AncientOrigins.net
It’s Wednesday again and it’s terribly quiet online about Viking Age discoveries. But here is a nice update, though. Remember the double ship burial in Trøndelag, Norway in November 2019? Here is a brief summary in ‘Sailing the Viking Seas‘ in Archaeology Magazine of March/April 2020.