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!
Meanwhile in Estonia on the island of Saaremaa… not one but several hoards with Viking coins have been found. Two are dated around the second half of the tenth century and the late eleventh century. This warrants a longer article later this week! Read the original article on ERR (Estonian Public Broadcaster).
This is pre-Viking Age, but I just had to share. A Roman drinking glass from 200-400 CE found in Denmark. Amazingly enough, the glass is still in one piece! See the Facebook page of Arkæologi Nordjyllands Historiske Museum.
Now that’s interesting. The Galloway hoard, that’s considered a ‘Viking’ hoard, just turned out a little Anglo-Saxon as well! Read the updated article A New Viking Hoard in Scotland.
Thanks to all the good people on Twitter who tweeted about 3D images of the Lewis chess pieces now on Sketchfab. The article Lewis and Harris has been updated accordingly!
The two hoards that confirmed Viking presence in the Low Countries.