History

The Wolf Ring from Goa

What did this ring with two wolf heads symbolize to the Viking who wore it? (Photo: Lars Søgaard Sørensen, Rogaland County Municipality) In the autumn of 2015, a unique Viking Age spiral ring with two wolf heads was found in… Read More ›

My Ship Is Loaded With… Skrei!

This fishing vessel loaded with cod at Røst in Lofoten illustrates the fantastic season. (Photo: Gøran Greger) The combination of large amounts of Northeast Arctic cod (Norwegian: skrei, “the wanderer”) and high prices, make coastal fishermen from Central and Northern Norway… Read More ›