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2018.08.21 | History and archaeology, Blog

Ribe redux

Blog post by Richard Hodges on his visit to the excavations at Ribe.

2018.08.21 | History and archaeology, Media coverage

Harald Blåtands ringborge skulle modstå vikingeangreb og sikre kongen en mobil hær

Siden opdagelsen af Borgring i 2014 har store udgravninger afdækket vikingeborgens hemmeligheder. De er nu tæt på at være afsluttet, og borgen er åben for besøgende frem til slutningen af august.

2018.08.21 | History and archaeology, Media coverage

Danish Viking fortresses were designed to fend off other Vikings

After four years, the excavation of the famous Viking fortress, Borgring, is coming to a close and archaeologists can now describe the fortress in a broader perspective: An anti-Viking defence that allowed the Danish King to forge a new, mobile army.

2018.08.21 | History and archaeology, Media coverage

Verdens største vikingeudgravning omskriver et stykke danmarkshistorie

Udgravning i Ribe afslører nye fund og ændrer historien. Den bliver sammenlignet med Galatheaekspeditionerne.

2018.08.21 | History and archaeology, Publication

Vejledning i forskning

New publication by Assistant professor Luise Ørsted Brandt.

2018.08.21 | History and archaeology, Publication

Standardised Manufacture of Iron Age Weaponry from Southern Scandinavia: Constructing and Provenancing the Havor Lance

New publication by Assistant professor Tom Birch.

2018.08.21 | History and archaeology, Media coverage

Ancient Palmyra: A story of urban resilience

The warrior queen of Palmyra, Zenobia, made a stand against the encroaching Roman Empire, but was ultimately defeated. But what happened next, after the Romans left is less documented. A new book reveals how Palmyra survived in Late Antiquity.

Chenga Ruins: Dry stone wall enclosure with the Hill Complex in the background. Photo: Federica Sulas.
Section of midden deposit excavated during fieldwork. Photo: Federica Sulas.
Training in archaeological excavation: Innocent Pikirayi (centre) discussing excavation methods with Chief Mugabe (left), chief of one of the largest local community, and Dr Tendai Musindo (right), chair of the Archaeology Department at Great Zimbabwe University. Photo: Federica Sulas.

2018.08.16 | History and archaeology, Research news

Archaeological fieldwork at Great Zimbabwe, July 2018

Field report by Assistant professor Federica Sulas.

2018.08.06 | History and archaeology, Publication

Palmyrene Funerary Portraits: Collection Histories and Current Research

New publication (in Arabic) by Professor Rubina Raja.

2018.08.06 | History and archaeology, Publication

Palmyrene Funerary Portraits: Collection Histories and Current Research

New publication by Professor Rubina Raja.

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