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Pearls, Viking Swords, Spears and Shields Among Hundreds of Items Excavated in N. Iceland
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - icelandmag.is
Archeologists working at Dysnes, a recently discovered Viking age burial site in Eyjafjörður fjord in North Iceland are still busy excavating invaluable treasures. Hundreds of items have been found at the site, among them two swords, three spears...
Corlea Trackway Holds the Echoes of 2000-Year-Old Footsteps
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The Corlea Track way (known also in Irish as Bothar horr Liath ) is a timber track way dating to the Iron Age. This ancient track way is located near Keenagh, a village to the south of Longford, in County Longford, Ireland...
The Puzzling Animal Head Posts Found in the Oseberg Viking Ship Grave
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - thornews.com
Five animal head posts were found in the Oseberg Viking ship grave dating back to the year 834 AD. The posts that originally were painted are made by different woodcarvers, and the researchers have no clear idea of what the works of art were....
Two Wolves Entwined: What Did This Viking Ring Symbolize?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, medicine )

Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In the autumn of 2015, a unique Viking Age spiral ring with two wolf heads was found in Goa in Randaberg, Western Norway. Does the ring show OdinâEUR(TM)s two wolves, Geri and Freki or is it the Fenris Wolf, symbolizing Ragnarok and the end of the world?
Spooning in Early Modern Wales: The Sweet Symbolism of a Welsh Love Spoon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 days ago - ancient-origins.net
While one often thinks of presenting his/her loved ones with flowers or candy as a gesture of romance, it was once more common to present oneâEUR(TM)s loved ones with love spoons....
Famous Viking Warrior Was a Woman, DNA Reveals
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
More than a millennium ago in whatâEUR(TM)s now southeastern Sweden, a wealthy Viking warrior was laid to rest, in a resplendent grave filled with swords, arrowheads, and two sacrificed horses. The site reflected the ideal of Viking...
Birka: Major Trading Center During The Viking Age
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 days ago - ancientpages.com
Established in the middle of the 8th century, Birka was an important trade hub for goods from Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe and the Orient...
Greek Art Goes Palaeolithic: Cretan Cave Art Includes An Animal Extinct for 11,000 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
More than 11,000 years ago, an Ice Age artist carefully carved the images of deer into the floor of a cave on Crete. Others would follow this personâEUR(TM)s lead and soon the engravings became a jumble of drawings...
Ancient Shark Fishermen Found Buried With Extra Limbs
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Dozens of very unique ancient burials have been discovered on the northern Peruvian coast, many of which appear to contain valuable metal objects, whimsical ceramic pots, and, in some cases, additional human limbs...
This Medieval Italian Man Replaced His Amputated Hand With a Weapon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 days ago - sciencealert.com
Archaeologists have found a fascinating puzzle in the shape of a man's remains dating back to medieval Italy. It looks like this guy went through life with a knife attached to his arm, in place of his amputated hand...
 
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