A hiker has stumbled across a 1,200-year-old Viking sword in remarkably good condition in Norway's mountains. Continue reading →
Early trading between Norwegian Vikings and England may have driven them economic incentive to sail south to Denmark, new research shows.
A ring with a rose-colored stone constitutes evidence for direct interactions between the Vikings and the Islamic world. Continue reading →
An inscription on a 1,000-year-old amulet confirms that small Viking charms do represent Thor's hammer. Continue reading →
A Viking burial in Norway contained the bodies of Viking masters and their slaves, who were probably beheaded and offered as grave gifts.
Human settlement history over the last 1000 years is reflected in the genetic sequence of mouse mitochondrial DNA.