Tune ship gives an insight into the life of Norse society.
Tune ship gives an insight into the life of Norse society. Image: China Crisis Wikimedia Commons CC BY SA 2.5

Norway’s Tune ship is the fastest Viking ship to exist

Even though the Tune ship was discovered 150 years ago, recent studies based on digital reconstruction reveal that the ship could be the fastest Viking ship.

Use of georadar as a non-intrusive method of mapping sites of interest, has proved crucial for discovering burial sites and expanding knowledge on existing artefacts. Tune ship is one of the only three ships discovered at burial sites in Norway and is the least understood. It is displayed in Oslo’s Viking Ship Museum.

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