While Excavating 1000-Year-old Viking Ship, Norwegians Find Remnants of Elite Society
Researchers surveying the Gjellestad ship burial in Norway have discovered the remains of structures and additional burial sites.
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The area surrounding the Gjellestad Viking ship burial in Norway was found to contain an extensive and traditional funerary, feasting, and religious complex of outstanding significance, ground-penetrating radar scans revealed.
The finds transform the understanding of the site as one containing an isolated grave to representing the regional center of Viking high-society.