It was a routine archaeological dig necessitated by the expansion of Norway’s main north-south highway the E6 just north of Trondheim, the country’s third largest city. But the finds surprised archaeologists from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology’s University Museum, who now believe they have solved a centuries-old puzzle posed in Norse sagas.
Read the rest of this article…CLUES FROM AN ANCIENT VIKING TRADING CENTREDavid Beard MA, FSAhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/04960863966432246464http://viking-archaeology-blog.blogspot.com/2013/07/clues-from-ancient-viking-trading-centre.htmlhttp://feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/uWIl?format=xmlViking Archaeology BlogThe Viking Archaeology Blog is concerned with news reports featuring Viking period archaeology. It was primarily constructed as a source for the University of Oxford Online Course in Viking Archaeology: Vikings: Raiders, Traders and Settlers. For news reports for general European archaeology, go to The Archaeology of Europe News Blog.Viking Archaeology Blog6213
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