Viking Swords

A huge hoard of viking sword parts has been unearthed by archaeologists in Estonia. Archaeologist Mauri Kiudsoo, keeper of the archaeological collection of Tallinn University, said that the two sites were only about 80 meters apart. The swords appear to date from the middle part of the 10th¬†century and were probably used as cenotaphs, grave […]

Declare your treasure finds

Police investigating illegal trade in historic treasures find hoard of Viking coins worth at least ¬£500,000 that could rewrite Alfred the Great’s role in British history They date from the time of Alfred the Great who defeated the Vikings in AD 878 They show King Alfred standing next to Ceolwulf II, King of Mercia  Ceolwulf […]