A potential site of Viking Age settlers of Iceland is revealed by aerial pictures taken at the tip of Seltjarnarnes Peninsula, north-western Iceland. The ring structures were discovered in 1980s but so far were not a subject of archaeological excavations.
Mid-January is the moment that our Staff would like to announce the 2016 Archaeological Awards for projects undertaken in Poland and worldwide. It is time to announce the research projects that our site would like to award for their contribution in archaeology, expanding our knowledge about the past, crossing new frontiers, and preservation of the cultural heritage.
Excavations at Stöðvarfjörður, East Fjords region of Iceland, revealed discoveries that might date the earliest settlement date of the island almost 100 years earlier to the past.
Five goose hunters discovered a sword in Skaftárhreppur district in the area of Eldvatn river in South Iceland. The weapon is said to be at least 1000 years old and is one of only 23 swords from Viking times found in Iceland.
Excavation at Skagafjörður in North West Iceland, concentrated this year on Keflavík in Hegranes, revealed the remains of a Medieval church and about 45 graves in a circle formed churchyard, with a number of skeletons in various conditions of decay.