Vikings broke into the Neolithic Burial Chamber of Maeshowe in Orkney and carved runes and pictures (of a dragon here) into the wall.
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.
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.
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.
Weeks 4 - 6 Possible Longhouse ruins of Viking era found !
Viking ship burial found at Sutton Hoo, UK by helene
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.
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 - 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.
End of a handle, found in Birkas harbour 2014 during the excavations by the Maritime Museum.