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Jewelry found on Viking-era farm

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Several pieces of jewelry have been discovered at a Viking-era farm in Denmark.

Several pieces of Viking jewelry, some of which contain gold, have been uncovered at a farm site in Denmark that dates as far back as 1,300 years.

Although the Vikings have a popular reputation as being raiders, they were also farmers, traders and explorers, and the craftsmanship seen in this jewelry demonstrates their artistic skills.

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Story: Owen Jarus, LiveScience | Photo: Ole Kastholm/Roskilde Museum

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