These stories were preserved by oral tradition until they were written down some years after the events they describe.
It was discovered in by the Norwegian writer and explorer Helge Ingstad. At that point eight buildings and some of the areas outside them had been excavated. The architecture, the construction material, and a handful of artifacts Vinland sagas the buildings indicated that they had been built in an Icelandic-early Greenland style and dated to the 11th century Helge Ingstad was convinced that what he had found was Vinland.
Others were not so sure. They thought it was too far north to be the paradise that was Vinland.
Grapes had certainly never grown there. In preparation for this, further excavations took place from to under the direction of Parks Canada, the agency that manages all National Historic Sites and National Parks. Large areas outside the Norse structures were excavated, including a bog skirting the buildings.
Worked wood and artifacts in a remarkably well preserved condition were found in the bog deposited in three layers. The middle layer was Norse; the ones below and above it contained wood worked with Aboriginal stone tools.
Areas some distance away from the buildings were also excavated. Aboriginal tent floors and stone artifacts from several periods were found here.
The oldest predated the Norse by several thousand years; the youngest were from the 13th and 14th centuries. All in all, more than artifacts were found during these excavations. Take a closer look at the site.The Saga of the Volsungs: With the Saga of Ragnar Lothbrok (Hackett Classics) Jul 31, The Gaia during sea trials, as depicted on a "Vinland Revisited" brochure "Vinland Revisited" Revisits the Aesir A VINLAND KINDRED SPECIAL REPORT BY THOR SANNHET ABOUT THE KINDRED'S "VINLAND REVISITED" EXPERIENCES AT NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, AT THE SOUTH STREET SEAPORT IN MANHATTAN, .
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