Digital archaeology

NIKU is adopting a broad range of new technology for the surveying, recording, and monitoring of cultural heritage sites.

Knut Paasche

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Knut Paasche is the Head of Department for Digital archaeology

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60 metre longhouse discovered with GPR near Viking ship at Gjellestad

At Gjellestad in Norway, archaeologists from the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) have found a 60 metre longhouse. There is no longer a doubt that Gjellestad, where the same team discovered a Viking ship in 2018, has been a central place in the late Nordic Iron Age. In the next few years, researchers will hopefully find the answer to how Gjellestad became such an important place.