Y’all might note that we are devoted antiquarians, so yr probably not surprised that we got unduly excited about the news that the remains of the quasi-mythical Viking settlement Jomburg may have been discovered in Poland. One account begins:
“Start excavating a site known as Hangman’s Hill, and you’re likely to find some interesting tidbits. Particularly if the hill in question is located on an island in the Baltic Sea — an area of strategic importance to civilizations for thousands of years.
‘So when Polish archaeologist Wojciech Filipowiak went to dig around Hangman’s Hill in advance of a planned construction there, he thought he might find some history — perhaps relics from the nearby town of Wolin’s long history.
‘What he wasn’t expecting was evidence of, as The New York Times put it, “a 10th-century stronghold that could help solve one of the great riddles of the Viking Age.”’
Read the whole article: https://explorersweb.com/viking-stronghold-poland/.