Viking sword.

Viking Sword on Display

Sunday, October 9, you’ll have a chance to see the Viking sword, recently discovered in South Iceland, with your own eyes.


Viking Left Home without ID

Archaeologists have found the bottom of a grave in the land of Ytri-Ásar in Skaftárhreppur, South Iceland, where a Viking sword and human bones were recently discovered.


Björk at Iceland Airwaves in November

Organizers of the 2016 Iceland Airwaves music festival, to be held November 2-6, have just announced that Icelandic musician Björk will perform an exclusive show at Harpa concert hall on Saturday, November 5.


Major Archaeological Find in Iceland

A recent archaeological find in Iceland suggests that the country may have been inhabited as early as the year 800, or 74 years earlier than its official settlement date.

Viking Sword.

Viking Sword Owner Suggested

University of Iceland History Professor Gunnar Karlsson suggests the sword discovered by goose hunters in South Iceland may have belonged to the priest and chieftain Hróar Tungugoði.