Evidence of Viking port discovered by divers

Published on August 30th, 2012 | by Admin

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Divers working off the coast of an ancient Viking village in Sweden have found jetties that are much longer than initially thought.

Marine archaeologists said they now estimate the village was 30 percent bigger than previously believed.

A marketplace may have been based in the waters of the harbor, they said.

“We have found stone piers in deep water and these were rare for this age,” research leader Andreas Olsson said. “Timber, logs and poles as well.

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Story: UPI | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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