Friday, January 11, 2008

Viking cemetery

BBC NEWS | England | Cumbria | 'Amazing' Viking cemetery found: "Archaeologists have made what is believed to be the first discovery of a Viking burial site in England.

The burial ground is described as being among the most significant discoveries made in the UK in the past 100 years.

The location, containing the bodies of four men and two women, was found outside the village of Cumwhitton, near Carlisle by local metal enthusiast Peter Adams.

The site is believed to date back to the 10th Century"