That there was Viking contact with the New World is well known, but any contact before that is the stuff of mere legends (like that of St. Brendan), at least so I thought. Today I read a 2008 article ...
My father, who died a few years ago, has left the depicted items to me. Apparently he found them as fragments near a local hill. He had the items dated by some authority and according to that source ...
When reading about archaeological research of Troy, one can see that archeologist distinguish between different discrete numbered layers (Troy I => Troy IX). Is that a standard approach in archeology ...