Rare discovery of a Viking Age temple in Norway.
A podcast with Thomas Williams about Viking Age London. See History Extra.
What can 442 human remains tell us about the Viking Age?
Smallpox had reached northern Europe by the Viking Age.
A catchy title popped up last week in my RSS feed from Heritage Daily. Viking Age toilets. Who doesn’t want to know more about them?! I was puzzled when digging a little deeper googling for more information… because it seems to refer to a discovery made in 2017 on Stevns peninsula in Denmark. But! I didn’t report it either back then, so here is your full lowdown on that toilet on Heritage Daily (2020), ScienceNordic (2017) and a informative article on Ars Technica (2017).
Since 2011, glacier archaeologists have been viewing the Lendbreen ice patch in Norway with much interest. In 1974 already, a student found a Viking Age spear and more objects came to light over the years…