The Jorvik Viking Centre in York has launched its exhibition Valhalla: Examining Viking Burials in the British Isles, open now … Continue reading Viking burial exhibit in York
A detail from Thorwald’s Cross, found on the Isle of Man.© Photograph John Caley, 2009 Manx National Heritage Exhibition: Valhalla: … Continue reading It’s Viking heaven at York’s Jorvik as Valhalla goes in search of dead Norsemen
Author: Alex Hickey | Source: Daily Post [October 24, 2012] A skeleton of a Viking has been discovered by archaeologists … Continue reading Viking skeleton found in Wales
A battle-scarred, eighth-century town unearthed in northern Germany may be the earliest Viking settlement in the historical record, archaeologists announced … Continue reading Lost Viking Military Town Unearthed in Germany?
Archaeologist Patricia Sutherland (orange jacket) excavates a potential Viking site on Baffin Island. For the past 50 years—since the discovery … Continue reading Evidence of Viking Outpost Found in Canada.
St. Jørgensbjerg Church in Roskilde was built in 1080 – by English builders? (Photo: Ib Rasmussen) The first cities and … Continue reading The English inspired Vikings to build cities.