A Hidden Treasure: Denmark Couple Discovers Ancient Stone with Viking Runes During Renovation

Photo Lene Brandt, courtesy National Museum of Denmark.

A typical home renovation turned into an extraordinary archaeological discovery for a couple in Denmark. Lene Brandt and her husband, Anders Nielsen, stumbled across a massive stone, weighing 2,000 pounds, carved with ancient runes while renovating their kitchen. The discovery occurred in the village of Mosekær, where the couple was removing the old linoleum from … Read more