Archaeologists in Norway using ground-penetrating radar have detected one of the largest Viking ship graves ever found.
- Andrew Curry
- National Geographic
Archaeologists have found the outlines of a Viking ship buried not far from the Norwegian capital of Oslo.
The 65-foot-long ship was covered over more than 1,000 years ago to serve as the final resting place of a prominent Viking king or queen.
Experts say intact Viking ship graves of this size are vanishingly rare.
“I think we could talk about a hundred-year find,” says archaeologist Jan Bill, curator of Viking ships at the…