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  • The Gjellestad excavation - Museum of Cultural History

    Jun 19, 2020 · The Tune ship was found in 1867 on the Nedre Haugen Farm outside Fredrikstad in southeastern Norway. It was the first Viking ship to be excavated and both the discovery and excavation was a sensation and attracted a great deal of interest. The ship was named after the parish of Tune. The Tune ship's burial mound was unusually large.

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  • Researchers Excavating Norwegian Viking Ship Burial Find

    Nov 12, 2020 · The partially intact Gjellestad ship burial is one of the few known to survive until the present day. Historical records indicate that investigators dug up part of the ship in the 19th century

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  • Gjellestad was a major Viking burial ground, new research

    Nov 11, 2020 · Gjellestad, Norway, is home to the Jell Mound, one of the largest early medieval funerary mounds in all of Scandinavia. However, new research suggests that this is just scratching the surface— the site may also feature a previously unknown Viking ship burial, cult site, and feast hall. The discovery, published in the journal Antiquity, was

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  • Ship shape: Viking burial found - World Archaeology

    Jan 18, 2021 · The Gjellestad ship burial, seen from the northern stern, during the 14th week of excavations by the Museum of Cultural History, Oslo. [Image: Margrethe K H Havgar, the Museum of Cultural History] Gjellestad is located in Østfold, on the Viksletta Plain, a 7km2 area of lowland dominated by the Jellhaugen Mound, a large Iron Age funerary

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  • PHOTO: The keel of the Gjellestad Viking ship will be

    Jun 21, 2021 · The first parts of the keel of the Viking ship at Gjellestad in Halden will be lifted from the ground on Tuesday after a year of excavations. The keel is the best-preserved part of the ship and has the prerequisites to become an important museum object, the Cultural History Museum wrote in a …

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  • Layers of soil and turf tell the tale of a grand Viking

    Nov 30, 2020 · The Gjellestad Viking ship excavation started at the end of June, and is expected to finish this week, unless findings in the coming days demand more time. (Photo: Martin Tangen Schmidt/The Museum of Cultural History, UiO)

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  • Ship shape: Viking burial found - World Archaeology

    Jan 18, 2021 · The Gjellestad ship burial, seen from the northern stern, during the 14th week of excavations by the Museum of Cultural History, Oslo. [Image: Margrethe K H Havgar, the Museum of Cultural History] Gjellestad is located in Østfold, on the Viksletta Plain, a 7km2 area of lowland dominated by the Jellhaugen Mound, a large Iron Age funerary

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  • First Viking Longship Excavation in 100 Years Underway

    Jul 02, 2020 · The team responsible for the excavation is the Museum of Cultural History at the University of Oslo, according to a statement by the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU). Using ground-penetrating radar, the NIKU and Østfold …

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  • Who was buried with 1,100-year-old Viking ship

    Jul 23, 2020 · The excavation site is not open to the public at this stage, but the Museum of Cultural History hopes to eventually offered guided tours of the site. The Gjellestad is not as well preserved as the Oseberg, Gokstad and Tune ships, but modern excavation methods will make it possible to document the broken parts of the ship so that it can be

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  • Excavation of Viking ship begins - Medievalists.net

    Jun 28, 2020 · Excavation of Viking ship begins. For the first time in over 100 years, there is a full archaeological excavation of a Viking ship taking place in Norway. The Gjellestad ship was discovered in 2018 by ground-penetrating radar. Sveinung Rotevatn, Norway's Minister of the Environment, was on hand when the archaeological dig began on Friday.

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  • The Gjellestad ship will be excavated - Norway Today

    May 12, 2020 · The excavation will start in June. "There are very few preserved Viking ships in the world, and all new knowledge about these contributes to an expanded understanding of the society in the Viking era," says Håkon Glørstad, director of the Cultural History Museum, in a press release.

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  • The excavation of the Tune ship - Museum of Cultural History

    Nov 30, 2020 · The Viking Ship Museum is closed for renovation. New museum will open in 2025/2026. Minister of Climate and Environment Sveinung Rotevatn broke ground on the excavation of the Gjellestad ship. Museum of Cultural History. Visiting address Museum of Cultural History Frederiks gate 2 0164 Oslo. Mail address P.O. Box 6762 St. Olavs plass

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  • Does the story of Beowolf explain the Oseberg, Gjellestad

    Feb 13, 2021 · "The Sutton Hoo ship grave is probably from around the year 625," Bill from the Museum of Cultural History says. Thus, it is older than both the Oseberg ship burial, which dates from 834, and the slightly newer Gokstad and Tune ships. The newly discovered Gjellestad ship in Østfold may be from around the year 800, Bill believes.

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  • The Gjellestad Ship Excavation - Museum of Cultural History

    Feb 25, 2021 · Archaeologists can now safely say that the Gjellestad ship is from the Viking Age, and they have also circled in the area the ship was built. Modern Archaeological Methods A hundred years ago, shovels and brushes were …

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  • For the First Time in a Century, Norway Will Excavate

    May 12, 2020 · The Gjellestad ship likely served as a grand resting place for a powerful Viking king or queen, reported Andrew Curry for National Geographic in …

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  • Historic excavation now underway

    Jul 09, 2020 · The buried ship and contours of the community were found in October 2018, and preliminary examinations have confirmed that much of the wood has rotted away. That's why officials decided that is was important to launch the excavation before it was too late. The Gjellestad ship is around the same size as the Gokstad and Oseberg ships, which have been on display at the Viking …

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    The Gjellestad Ship — Norsk institutt for kulturminneforskning

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  • Gjellestad: Livestream Uncovering of a Viking Ship Burial

    Sep 25, 2020 · Test pits were conducted last year on the Gjellestad ship and this year, 2020, the full excavation has gone ahead. The burial dates to the late 700AD to early 900AD and the ship was probably built in Western Norway or Southwest Norway. Håkon Glørstad Director at …

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  • PHOTO: The keel of the Gjellestad Viking ship will be

    Jun 21, 2021 · The first parts of the keel of the Viking ship at Gjellestad in Halden will be lifted from the ground on Tuesday after a year of excavations. The keel is the best-preserved part of the ship and has the prerequisites to become an important museum object, the Cultural History Museum wrote in a …

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