“one of the most important Norse graves ever excavated in Britain”

The discovery of an intact Viking boat burial on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula – by the Ardnamurchan Transitions Project, a team led by experts from the universities of Manchester and Leicester, CFA Archaeology Ltd and Archaeology Scotland – has generated plenty of coverage.  Believed to be from the 10th Century, it’s the first fully intact Viking boat burial site to be excavated on the British mainland.  As the BBC report notes The term “fully-intact”, used to describe the find, means the remains … Read more