A hoard discovered in Scotland was likely buried by a bishop hoping to outwit the Viking invaders.
Archaeologists recently located the remains of the elite Viking that were excavated in 1868 and have been missing for nearly a century.
The Vikings may have carved this mysterious boat structure into an Icelandic cave to ward off Ragnarok, an apocalyptic event in which the gods would be killed and the world engulfed in flames.
Archaeologists have uncovered a 62-foot-long (19 meters) Viking ship that dates back more than 1,000 years and likely held remains of a king or queen.
Archaeologists located the buried Viking ship and ritual center in Norway with ground-penetrating radar.
Researchers analyzed DNA from more than 400 skeletons to understand who the Vikings really were.
Melting ice revealed a long-lost trail in Norway that was strewn with objects dating to the Viking Age.
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