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Archaeology

Evidence found: Harald Bluetooth built Viking fortress

A few months ago, the find of a hidden ringfort in Denmark created great excitement among archaeologists all over the world. Now archaeologists have finally concluded that it is, in fact, a Viking fortress. But was it Harald Bluetooth's?

Danish archaeologists find 5,000-year-old human footprints

Archaeologists have discovered footprints from the Stone Age during excavation for the Fehmarn Tunnel. The find tells a dramatic story.

Swedish glass production 300 years older than historians believed

A large lump of glass is shedding new light on the history of glass production in Sweden.

Prehistoric humans were far smarter than previously assumed

325,000-year-old stone tools go to prove that our forefathers were far better at collaborating and planning than we thought.

Ancient male warriors showed signs of vanity

Scandinavian men who lived 3,000 years ago were buried with bronze straight-edged razors, tweezers and tools that could have been used for manicures.

Researchers are trying to solve a Danish castle mystery

Who built the lengendary Hammershus castle? Archaeologist are trying to find the answer.

New viking fortress discovered in Denmark

Archaeologists are excited as new finding could reveal more secrets about the Danish vikings.

Rising temperatures could destroy Greenland's archaeological treasures

Climate changes on Greenland are currently threatening areas of archaeological importance that have not yet been excavated.

Archaeology without a shovel

Modern archaeologists send radio waves into the earth to find unknown cultural heritage.

Where did Norway’s reindeer come from?

With the help of well-preserved archaeological material, the researchers hope they will get some answers.