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 comb with a runic inscription of the word “comb” has been uncovered during excavations of a Viking Age market place in Ribe, Denmark,
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 metal detectorist discovered a significant hoard of 14 fragments of silver arm-rings, believed to date back to 10th century AD, in the Garff area of Island of Man.
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.
Archaeologists excavating the site of the church of St Clement in Trondheim, Norway, discovered traces of an Iron Age settlement beneath the building’s remains. The church is believed to be the shrine of 11th century saint-king Olaf II Haraldsson.
A grave of a potential Viking lord was found among the chamber graves found in Hørning near Skanderborg in Denmark’s, Jutland.
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.
The National Museum of Ireland recently received four items sent anonymously in letters without a post-mark addressed to the “History Museum”. The artefacts are dated to Bronze Age and Viking Age.