Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Thursday, 05.24.2018
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7
 8  9  10  11  12  13  14
 15  16  17  18  19  20  21
 22  23  24  25  26  27  28
 29  30  31
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local

Members Of

Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Jul 30,2007
Viking graves discovered
by UPI

TRONDHEIM, Norway -- An estimated 120 graves and a large hall are among the new evidence archaeologists recently discovered of Norway's Viking past.

The finds near Trondheim, Norway, also include traces of houses and what could be part of the Viking chief's hall, Aftenposten reported Monday.

"These are some of the most exciting antiquities ever found in this part of Norway," said county archaeologist Lars Forseth.

The hall may be part of a farm mentioned in sagas by Snorri Sturluson, known as Heimskingla, or History of the Norse Kings, Forseth said.

Local authorities are mapping the area, where a severe drought aided archeologists in uncovering the items.

"Without the drought these antiquities would never have been found," Forseth told Aftenposten.

Copyright © 2007, by United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

1104 times read

Related news
Meat smuggling on the rise in Norway by UPI posted on Jul 17,2007

Norway terror suspect acquitted by UPI posted on Jun 03,2008

Record undersea tunnel closed by rock fall by UPI posted on May 14,2007

New mother's stomach tears open in Norway by UPI posted on Apr 12,2007

Police lose list of drug suspects by UPI posted on May 18,2007

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 19 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum


Deschutes County

  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?