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A gold serpent pendant from Viking Age Denmark

This beautiful serpent pendant was recently discovered near Gørding in Denmark

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Ornate Irish-type Mount Discovered in Denmark

A beautiful early medieval mount, of insular type, has been discovered in Denmark. Fashioned out of gilt bronze and measuring…

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Odin’s Skull: A Macabre Amulet from Denmark

This rather macabre artefact was found during an archaeological excavation at Ribe in Denmark. It consists of a fragment of…

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Let’s go a Viking: Sailing on the Sea Stallion of Glendalough

Alva Mac Gowan recounts her recent voyage on the Sea Stallion of Glendalough, a reconstructed Viking longship ‘It is the…

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Neolithic flint axe and preserved wooden handle discovered in Denmark

Another fantastic find by archaeologists working on the Fehmarn Belt Tunnel scheme in Denmark. They have uncovered a Neolithic flint…

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Five-thousand-year-old footprints found in Denmark

Exciting news from Denmark: archaeologists working on the Fehmarn Belt Tunnel scheme, have uncovered evidence for 5,000-year-old human footprints (source…