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Excavation site at Point Rosse in Newfoundland.

Vikings site in North America spotted from space

Vikings site in North America spotted from space

The Vikings in Orkney and Shetland

The Vikings in Orkney and Shetland from "Blood of the Vikings" Episode 3

Maes Howe, Orkney...Viking grafitti

Vikings broke into the Neolithic Burial Chamber of Maeshowe in Orkney and carved runes and pictures (of a dragon here) into the wall.

Very Early Viking Burial. The carefully stacked remains of 33 men were buried in the war boat that brought them from Scandinavia to an Estonian island more than a century before the Vikings are thought to have been able to sail across such distances. The archaeologists believe the men died in a battle some time between 700 and 750, perhaps almost as much as a century before the Viking Age officially began. (Courtesy Liina Maldre, University of Tallinn) June 10, 2013, click through

According to what we know from history, Vikings appeared in about the century AD. A written Church chronicle of that era referred to the fierce Scandinavian warriors. Vikings expanded across Europ

Viking’s Daughter by Magdalena & Krystian Krystkowiak

The legend of Prince Madoc travelling to America in 1170 AD seems far-fetched but is supported physical and documentary evidence.

The legend of Prince Madoc travelling to America in 1170 AD seems far-fetched but is supported physical and documentary evidence.

The first Vikings. http://www.archaeology.org/issues/95-1307/features/941-vikings-saaremaa-estonia-salme-vendel-oseberg

Two remarkable ships may show that the Viking storm was brewing long before their assault on England and the continent in 793 CE. Two ship burials on a small Estonian island of Salme reveal that 793 CE may not be the beginning.

Point Rosee contains artifacts and structures not associated with First Nations people or subsequent European settlers, according to researchers.

Another site in Newfoundland connected to early Viking explorers

Helge Marcus Ingstad - In he discovered the remains of what later proved to be a Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows at the northernmost tip of Newfoundl.

Viking-Longhouse

Weeks 4 - 6 Possible Longhouse ruins of Viking era found !

In 1939, Basil Brown carefully unearthed a stain showing the outline of a giant ship after finding ship-rivets in the soil. The ship was 27m long. They then discovered that the buried ship had not been looted. A Cambridge University Archaeologist, Charles Philips, was brought in to lead a team in excavating the burial chamber. The Anglo Saxon Sutton Hoo Hoard

Viking ship burial found at Sutton Hoo, UK by helene

AEgishjálmur (Helm of Awe) Icelandic Magical Sun

Talisman for Battle: Aegishjalmur commonly referred to as the “helm of awe” is a an ancient Scandinavian runic viking symbol. "raised by wolves" or “helm of awe” Its magical purpose is said to be protection and “irresistibility” in battle.

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Monika i Jacek from Jorgen Craft viking love

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Possible Viking discovery by archaeologist could rewrite North American history. Chase Childs, left, and Sarah Parcak, right, search for evidence of a Viking presence at Point Rosee in 2015 [Credit: Greg Mumford]

Amazing ancient Viking spear-head! Dates from the 4th - 8th century AD.*

Amazing ancient Viking spear-head - dates from the - century AD (My mom's maiden name Spjut means Spear!

HADDENHAM, ENGLAND—Archaeologists excavating the parking lot of a village pub have discovered nine burials that are believed to date to the early Saxon era, around the sixth century A.D

HADDENHAM, ENGLAND—Archaeologists excavating the parking lot of a village pub have discovered nine burials that are believed to date to the early Saxon era, around the sixth century A.

Birka bag. End of a handle, found in Birkas harbour 2014 during the excavations by the Maritime Museum.

End of a handle, found in Birkas harbour 2014 during the excavations by the Maritime Museum.

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