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|Parent name:||Pagan burials|
|Abstract:||In 2006 human bones were found eroding in Hringsdalur W-Iceland. An excavation was conducted and two pagan burials uncovered.|
|Project Start Year:||2006|
|Projected End Year:||2007|
|Postal Address:||Bárugata 3, 101 Reykjavík, ICELAND|
Hringsdalur í Arnarfirđi - Fornleifarannsókn 2006 [1.02 MB]
In 2006 human bones were found eroding in Hringsdalur W-Iceland. An excavation was conducted and two pagan burials uncovered, one of which was badly eroded but the other completely undisturbed. The grave goods were unusually rich, among them a shield-boss of a type previously unknown in Iceland. Earlier stories of bone finds in Hringsdalur exist but it was not until now that these could be confirmed.