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Dragon Harald Fairhair – The Largest Replica Viking Ship

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Without ships, Viking Age would not have been the same. Viking ships now become not only the symbol of Viking glory but also the inspiration and awe for the offspring. With the inspiration and desire to depict the Viking Age in this modern world again, a group of insightful started constructing Draken Harald Fairhair – …


Archaeologists Detected Viking Ship Burial in Norway

The archaeologists have scanned a site in Østfold, Norway with a hi-tech radar. Nothing much have been found until the footage of a 20-metre ship below the surface. Indeed, it is a Viking ship burial lying 50cm under the earth. What is different in this Viking ship burial is that the imposing mound once covering …


Skuldelev Ships: 5 Viking Ships Recovered From Water

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The Vikings fascinated us with their great shipbuilding skills. And the stories surrounding the Viking ships fascinated us even more. Many Viking ship excavations turned out to be the burial site. One uncommon excavation of Viking ship was that of Skuldelev Ships. Not only were there 5 ships that the archaeologists could find in the …


Tune Ship: The First Discovered with Unskilled Dig

The Tune Ship was the first Viking ship ever excavated in 1867

The Viking Tune ship is now on display in the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, Norway. This is the first Viking ship that the archaeologists excavated in 1867. By far, it has become one of the best preserved Viking ships in the world. The heavy-handed and unprofessional excavation It was during the time that the …


First Viking Ship Replica: Inspired by Gokstad and Crossed Atlantic Ocean

“Viking” was her name, the first Viking ship replica. It is the replica of the Gokstad ship which was the largest preserved Viking ship in Norway. This replica first set sail in 1893 to cross the Atlantic Ocean. The story began by sons of the owner of Gokstad farm Gokstad was a farmland full of …


Viking Ship Excavation: Great Constructions and Luxurious Tombs

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By far, there have been 13 ships have been found in Northern Europe. Among them are three famous Viking ships on display for the public eye. In the past, it was those ships that carried the Vikings across the high waves and carried the dead to the land of afterlife. After all, those ships set …


Viking Ship – Serpent in the Sea

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When mentioning the Viking age, we should never miss out the Viking ship. Indeed, Viking ship was possibly the most aesthetic and greatest achievement that the Vikings achieved. Without Viking ship, there would have been no such great empire. Viking Ship Overview Based on different purposes, the types of ships varied. But most of the time, Viking ships were set to …


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Viking Ship

Viking ships were the main weapon in a robbery. In the beginning, archaeologists cannot explain the constructive secrets of such successful vessels. But, the second half of the 19th century was a major change in this respect. Features of Viking ships The Viking fleet was constructed as a langskip. That was an 8th-century warship with …