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Viking Age mortuary house found in central Norway

September 28, 2019 - General

A Viking Age mortuary house was discovered during the excavation of the burial ground of one of the Viking Age farms on Vinjeora in Hemne in Trondelag. The house measured five by three meters. It had corner posts, and the walls were made of standing planks, in a building style similar to that used in early stave churches. Archaeologists could see that the building was solidly constructed, even though the only thing that remains is a…

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