Archaeologists discovered a Medieval shipwreck in near perfect condition at the bottom of Norway’s largest lake

To see more Viking articles, click here. By Erin Snodgrass  A team of Norwegian researchers uncovered a maritime miracle while mapping a massive lake bed last month. Archaeologists discovered a near-pristine shipwreck they believe to be up to 700 years old at the bottom of Norway’s largest lake, Mjøsa, during a government research mission.   TheContinue reading “Archaeologists discovered a Medieval shipwreck in near perfect condition at the bottom of Norway’s largest lake”

1000-YEAR-OLD VIKING AGE TREASURE HOARD UNCOVERED IN STOCKHOLM

To see more Viking articles, click here. Archaeologists from Arkeologerna have uncovered a 1000-year-old Viking Age treasure hoard in Täby, Stockholm. The discovery was made during excavations of a Viking settlement where the researchers found the remains of 20 houses and structures that date from AD 400, continuing into the Viking Age (AD 800-1050) andContinue reading “1000-YEAR-OLD VIKING AGE TREASURE HOARD UNCOVERED IN STOCKHOLM”

Ancient Viking slab warned of ‘ominous’ climate catastrophe

To see more Viking articles, click here. By SEAN MARTIN PUBLISHED: 14:38, Mon, Mar 16, 2020 AN ANCIENT Viking slab spoke of an impending climate catastrophe and how there would be a battle between “warmth and cold and life and death.” The Rok Stone, a Viking runestone erected in the ninth century in central Sweden, has provedContinue reading “Ancient Viking slab warned of ‘ominous’ climate catastrophe”

Vikings may not have been blonde, or Scandinavian

To see more Viking articles, click here. Researchers sequenced the DNA from more than 400 Viking remains including from this female skeleton named Kata discovered in a Viking burial site in Varnhem, Sweden.(Image: © Västergötlands Museum) By Yasemin Saplakoglu The research “debunks the modern image of Vikings.” Those ferocious seafaring warriors that explored, raided and tradedContinue reading “Vikings may not have been blonde, or Scandinavian”

Eighteenth-Century Artifacts Uncovered in Michigan

To see more Viking articles, click here. MACKINAW CITY, MICHIGAN—UpNorthLive reports that excavators working at Mackinac State Historic Parks have uncovered a heart-shaped ring, a sleeve button made of glass or crystal, a gunflint, a plain pewter button, a plain brass button, and part of a bone knife handle at the site of a house atContinue reading “Eighteenth-Century Artifacts Uncovered in Michigan”