Month: January 2015

Major late Viking Age coin hoard found in England

A large hoard of late Viking Age coins was in late December 2014 discovered by metal detector in a field in Buckinghamshire. At over 5,000 coins it is one of the biggest historic coin finds in England, and a major

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Vikings also traveled with their families

Using new DNA analysis methods, a team of scientist at the University of Oslo have been able to show that DNA of originally female Vikings is more widespread in Europe than previously thought. This is clear evidence that women and

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