Norway: Iron Age Viking Ship Burial Discovered through Ground Radar

A complete Viking ship burial—so far only the fourth ever discovered—has been found by archeologists at the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) in Østfold County, south Norway, a statement from... Read more »

Viking Ship en Route to America

The world's largest replica Viking ship, the Draken Harald Hårfagre, has docked in Qaqortoq, Greenland, on its way to the US as part of its “Expedition America 2016” expedition. The Draken Harald... Read more »

New World Vikings: 800 AD

A combination of satellite imaging and extended study of the Eddas has enabled archeologists to discover an 800 AD Viking settlement in the New World—which reveals that the Norsemen had explored far... Read more »

Vikings were “Real People” and Not Just Marauders, New Analysis of their Social Networking Shows

A modern analysis of social networks detailed in the Íslendinga sögur—the Sagas of Icelanders—manuscripts by a team of mathematicians from the Applied Mathematics Research Centre, Coventry University, England, has shown that the... Read more »

New Viking Site Found in North America

Archaeologists in Canada have discovered the second major pre-Columbian Viking settlement in North America, according to a new report by National Geographic. Read more »