Viking Boat Graves

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Viking Boat Graves. A complete Bronze Age spearhead has been discovered by a metal detectorist on the island of Jersey. By Frid Kvalpskarmo Hansen.

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In the second half of the 9th century an important woman dies at the farm now known as Skeiet at Vinjeora in central Norway. A study by the Ca Foscari University of Venice has discovered the remains of a Roman port at the ancient city of Altinum in Italy. Some of these boats have even been recovered and are currently on display in Denmark at the Viking Ship Museum.

One of the boats is intact still holding the remains of a man a horse and a dog.

Nevertheless they were buried together. Her dress is fastened at the front with two large shell-shaped brooches of gilded bronze along with a crucifix-shaped brooch made from an Irish harness fitting. The Port an Eilean Mhòir ship burial is a Viking boat burial site in Ardnamurchan Scotland the most westerly point on the island of Great Britain. A complete Bronze Age spearhead has been discovered by a metal detectorist on the island of Jersey.