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.
Archaeologists discovered a boat burial of a Viking chief and his dog, along with a second burial, at a site at Dysnes in Eyjafjörður fjord in North Iceland.
An intact Viking boat burial was discovered in the Ardnamurchan peninsula, Western Scotland in 2011, and the results of its excavations were just published. This is the first boat burial from mainland UK ever found.
Newest study of the material discovered in 1939 inside the Anglo-Saxon graveyard at Sutton Hoo, England, identified mysterious black nuggets as bitumen, a solid form of oil, that originated in Syria.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient boat burial linked to Pharaoh Senusret III in Abydos, Egypt. Alongside boat burial remains about 120 boat images depicting Pharaonic watercraft were found on the interior walls of the building complex.