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Have you also seen the reconstructed face of the female Viking warrior this week? Researchers at the Museum of Cultural History are now conducting new analyses of the warrior from the Nordre Kjølen grave.
The government announced today that the long-awaited start grant for construction of the new Viking Ship Museum will be in the National budget for next year.
Our Viking heritage is starting to collapse as a result of gravity and one hundred years of conservation. Our unique Viking ships are in a constant state of deterioration and the only thing which could now save this World Heritage site on the Bygdøy Peninsula is a new museum building.
For the first time in more than 100 years, archaeologists are investigating what could be a buried Viking ship.
A recent 3D scan has revealed disturbing movements in the Gokstad ship.
How much does the Oseberg Ship weigh? Carl Olav stole a march on 1,600 other competitors when he used a special method of calculation.
We are weighing the world's best preserved viking ship. Can you guess the weight? The competition is closed, and the winner is Carl Olav Staff.
In a few years’ time the Viking ships at Bygdøy will be moving into brand new premises. Preparations are already underway, and one important task involves finding out how much they weigh.