Viking toy boat sheds light on ancient Norwegian culture

  • James Lillywhite
    Léa Surugue
    By James Lillywhite , Léa Surugue

A carved wooden toy boat has been unearthed in a well in Central Norway. It dates back to 1,000 years ago and looks like a Viking ship, with a hole left in the middle to raise a mast. The find is exciting for archaeologists because it provides new clues about the community that lived in the region at the time and their culture.

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