A gorgeous golden trinket which was recently unearthed by a hobbyist metal detector may be the oldest cross in Denmark.
If the discoveries are confirmed, they would add to the single known Viking settlement in the New World, located at L'Anse aux Meadows on the northern tip of Newfoundland.
Archaeologists are investigating three sites that may have served as Viking outposts about 1,000 years ago.
With the help of detailed satellite images, scientists have uncovered what may be a previously unknown Viking settlement in Newfoundland, Canada, news sources report.
The Viking Age may not have started with the plundering of England, but with the peaceful trading of handcrafted combs made out of reindeer antlers, a new study suggests.
A ring with a rose-colored stone constitutes evidence for direct interactions between the Vikings and the Islamic world.
An archaeological dig in Iceland shows that Vikings used to host elaborate feasts with beef and beer to improve their political standing.
Viking women were on board when the ancient Norse sailors colonized new lands, genetic evidence suggests.
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