What happened to the landscape and people during the Stone Age flood disaster in Eastern Norway?
Around 10.000 years ago, a ‘plug’ in the ice barrier in a massive glacial lake loosened, causing a megaflood to sweep through the landscape. Scientists are learning more about exactly what happened during this catastrophic event.
The inner parts of the Oslofjord contains some of the most exciting traces of Stone Age people in Europe
Archaeologists are now seeing how a landscape of fjords, straits and islands attracted people in the Stone Age. Few other places in Europe lend themselves as well to studying the lives and disappearances of the Stone Age people.
The plan was to renovate a laundry room. But then bones from a 12 000 year old polar bear showed up
This is the story of how the best-preserved Ice Age polar bear in the world ended up at the Museum of Archaeology in Stavanger in the 1980s. Norway's first Stone Age people may have lived alongside this polar bear.
Creating languages of the past for HBO’s "Beforeigners"
Researchers who created language for the new HBO hit Beforeigners couldn’t just translate Norwegian into Old Norse, 19th-century Norwegian or a Stone Age language. For one thing, how would you curse in Old Norse if you knew nothing of Christianity?