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Avaldsnes. Viking farm. The daily life and activities of ancient Norwegians

Passing along a forest road, we came to a large clearing on a hill where there's the Viking village Vikinggarden.

Avaldsnes, the Viking Village, Vikinggarden

a Village was built in 2005 in the framework of the project of the archaeological Museum of Stavanger, the aim of which is to study ancient building technologies.

Avaldsnes, the Viking Village

During the construction were used only the tools that were available in the 10th century. All the structures represent the reconstruction of the buildings of the pre-Christian era.

Avaldsnes, the Viking Village

In the center of the village is a large house shaped like an upturned ship pegany.

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This is the room exactly reproduce the home of the Vikings.

Avaldsnes, the Viking Village

Community was a big family, up to twenty people who lived in the same house.

Avaldsnes, the Viking Village

In one large room cooked, ate and slept. Here arranged the wedding and other events.

Avaldsnes, the Viking Village

houses scattered Around the various buildings, mostly for agricultural purposes.

Avaldsnes, the Viking Village Avaldsnes, the Viking Village

continental Raids on cities were not the only occupation of the Vikings. They were engaged in farming, various crafts and traded.

Avaldsnes, the Viking Village Avaldsnes, the Viking Village

In such pits the ancient Norse kept food supplies.

Avaldsnes, the Viking Village

Important source of food was hunting. The extracted meat was stocked in store, pre-Saveleva in special rooms-Smoking.

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In the village we met a group of children dressed in national costumes. It turns out that this history lesson, which is given a real opportunity to plunge into the era of the ancestors.

Avaldsnes, the Viking Village

Museum Staff are also in traditional dress.

Avaldsnes, the Viking Village