Site of the Viking Town Hedeby

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Emma Groeneveld
by Matthias Böhm
published on 28 September 2018
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Site of the Viking Town Hedeby

Site of the Viking trading centre of Hedeby, which flourished under the Danish Vikings from the 8th-11th centuries CE and lies in present-day northern Germany, near the city of Schleswig. Archaeological excavations are ongoing but the Hedeby Viking Museum (Danish: Vikingemuseum Hedeby; German: Wikinger Museum Haithabu) in Busdorf, Germany contains among others reconstructed houses from the town (visible in the distance in this photograph).

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Böhm, M. (2018, September 28). Site of the Viking Town Hedeby. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9282/

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