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Old ship art examined

Curator Anne Tove Austbø welcomes assistance in interpreting a puzzling rudder ornament.

Who gave this ring to her lover?

Archaeologist Brit Solli has been speculating for 20 years what a gold ring from the 13th century has been doing inside a stone wall on a small Norwegian island.

Culture Building for the public

Some municipal culture buildings find it a chore to attract the public. But one cannot expect a culture building to create culture, asserts an urban development researcher.

Cooking pot from afar

After working systematically with several thousand museum objects, Åsa's favourite is still a large bronze pot from the fringe of the Roman Empire found on the west coast of Norway.