New Viking Find in Western Norway

A newly discovered 9th Century grave in Western Norway is yielding many treasures. The grave of a female has so far produced jewelry, many pearls, glass beads, scissors, a knife and other household utensils. The quality and size of the finds indicate a high status grave.

The artifacts were discovered at Fr√łyland in Rogaland County a mere half-meter below the surface. Archaeologists believe there may be other graves in the vicinity.