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American Archaeology Uncovers the Vikings by Lois Miner Huey

By Lois Miner Huey

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They were intended to be permanent structures. Their thick walls were made of sod for special services. supported on the inside by lines of posts. The centers Not all slaves were of the walls were filled with gravel and sand. Roofs captives, however. had wooden frames covered with more sod. Many were poor people Parks Canada archaeologist Birgitta Wallace who agreed to become estimates it would have taken about 35,000 cubic slaves in exchange for feet (990 cubic meters) of sod to construct each of basic care.

National Parks and National Historic Sites of Canada in Newfoundlandand Labrador, p. 24. Booklet. Quinn, David B. North America from Earliest Discovery to First Settlements: The Norse Voyages to 1612. New York: Harper & Row, 1977. Seaver, Kirsten A. D. 1000–1500. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1996. Discussions of Norse occupations based on the argument that the Norse stayed in Greenland longer than believed and continued to travel to North America for its resources. Steinberg, John M.

It had a distinct West Norse design common to the tenth and early eleventh centuries. Both male and female Vikings used these pins to fasten cloaks; thirteen of them have been found on Iceland sites. A glass bead and women’s tools such as a broken bone knitting needle, stone spindle whorls, and a small whetstone used to sharpen needles, scissors, and small knives were left behind. Stone lamps like one found at the site are common Viking artifacts. One mysterious object is a small brass loop. It had been gilded with gold.

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