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The Oseberg ship

The 25th of May 1904 Professor Gustavson came to Tønsberg in order to begin excavations of the viking ship buried in the Oseberg mound. He writes in...

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The Gulli-field

Digging gold on Gulli Gold-plated buckles are just some of the treasures derived from the Gulli field. Archaeologists now brushes the dust from the...

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Olavskirken ruins

Olav's church in Tønsberg was a round church, which belonged to Olav's Monastery in Tønsberg. It is first mentioned in 1206, and was destroyed by a fir...

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The Music Pavillion in Stenmalen

The Music Pavilion in Stenmalen was built at the initiative of Rojahn Ferdinand in 1898. Since 1989 the restored pavilion has been the center of the a...

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Tønsberg Barrel

Sea-mark, 37 m above sea level, on Østerøya at the approach to the Tønsberg Fjord....

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Viking graves in Slagen, Tønsberg

Several viking graves can be seen in the cemetary at Slagen Church. Bus no. 113 to Klokkeråsen....

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Viking graves in Storgaten 16, Tønsberg

During archaeological excavations 1987-91, six viking graves were found at the site of the new library. Two shipgraves are marked on the tiled ground...

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Haugar - Royal viking burials in Tønsberg

The Saga tell us that during a battle on Haugar, King Harald Hairfair's sons, Olav, King of Viken, and Sigrød, King of Trøndelagen, fell and were burie...

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Farmannshaugen - Royal viking burial in Tønsberg

Visible from road 312 and from "Grevestien". The burial was archaeologically examined in 1917. According to tradition it was erected in memory of King...

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Oseberg II - grave mound at Vestre Rom, Tønsberg

A complete excavation of the grave mound at Rom might cost up to 200 million kroner. The archaeologist and historian Terje Gansum is asking the questio...
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