With the help of newly developed motorised georadar systems, NIKU's archaeologists did some major discoveries at Gjellestad - including a Viking Ship. But how does the technology work and what will happen next?
Here is a short film about the ship find.
Archaeologists armed with a motorized high resolution georadar have found a Viking ship and a large number of burial mounds and longhouses in Østfold County in Norway.
What is the public memory of Norwegian immigrants in America today? How has an immigrant group with attachment to Scandinavian roots affected a culturally diverse society in America? A new article provides answers.
New journal paper offers first synthesis of climate change effects on Arctic sites.
Preliminary results of an ongoing research project on painting materials in Norway during WW1 and post-war are presented in this text from a poster.
OPINION: Politicians, managers and researchers must be able to use their voices when cultural heritage contributes to discrimination, hatred and violence.
NIKU is pleased to announce the conference ‘Nature and Culture in Medieval Towns’, to be held at Gamle Festsal, University of Oslo in Oslo on 6th-7th of March 2019.
A fascinating and complex history of the church has been uncovered, beginning with the original wooden church and leading to a sequence of three major rebuildings, corresponding in time with the transformation from Viking king Olaf to the royal saint St. Olaf of Norway.
Archaeologists in Bergen recently found a dice with two fours and two fives. But who was the medieval cheat?