Archaeologists uncovered new artefacts at the site of the Viking winter camp at Repton, Derbyshire, United Kingdom, dating back to the 870s.
Excavations of the market square in Trondheim, Norway, lead to the discovery of a boat grave and possible human remains dating roughly to between the 7th and 10th century.
Archaeologists excavating the Viking ringfort at Borgring, Denmark, uncovered wheel tracks. The site is the country’s fifth Viking fortress possibly built by king Harald “Bluetooth” Gormsson.
Archaeologists uncovered an Anglo-Saxon coin at a site of an important Pictish fort – The Burghead Fort, near Lossiemouth, Moray, Scotland.
As excavations at the Dysnes site in Eyjafjörður fjord in North Iceland continue, archaeologists uncovered more artefacts connected with the Viking age boat burials located there.
A piece of carved oak timber, discovered at the Viking fortress at Borgring, allowed for dendrochronological dating of the find and thus the site.
Archaeologists excavating in the Southern part of Lindisfarne island, United Kingdom, have discovered a small rectangular building thought to be part of the largest and earliest Saxon churches in the area, dated to 635 AD.
Archaeologists discovered a winter camp of the Viking army, in Torksey, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. The camp was used by Scandinavian raiders that came in 9th century to England to conquer the land.
A discovery of what is believed to be the oldest burials of monks in Britain was made at discovered at Beckery Chapel, near Glastonbury. Carbon dating of the remains revealed that they were from the 5th or early 6th century AD.
A study of sequenced DNA from remains of cats dated from 13000 BC to 18th century AD reveals how cats spread throughout ancient Eurasia and Africa.