Browsing the "Vikings" Tag

Viking feasting hall found in Sweden

December 17th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists working in Sweden has located the foundation of a Viking feasting hall. The Aska barrow, where the hall has


Viking hoard found in Scotland

October 28th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A metal-detectorist has uncovered a hoard of Viking artifacts in Scotland. Among the objects within the hoard is an early


Ancient boats found in Irish Lake

April 23rd, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Twelve boats ranging in dates from the Bronze Age to the medieval period have been found in Lough Corrib in


Secret Viking code cracked

February 24th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A runic code called jötunvillur has been decrypted by a runologist from the University of Oslo. “It was very common


Vikings traded for Persian silk

November 11th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

Silk fragments found in a burial mound suggest trade networks existed between the Norwegian Vikings and Persians. In the Oseberg



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