Radiocarbon dating of the mass grave discovered at the site of the Viking camp at Repton, Derbyshire, revealed that the bones date back to the Viking age.
A well preserved Viking sword was discovered by a team of deer hunters at high altitude in Oppland, Norway.
Researchers applying high-tech scans to the study of three Viking swords revealed details about the techniques behind sword-making over 1000 years ago.
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.