There have been more than 80 articles about the upcoming PBS/BBC/Nova special: Vikings Unearthed. A two-hour program premiering online Monday, April 4 at 3:30 pm EDT. The show will air Wednesday, April 6 on PBS. Doug Bolender, a research assistant professor in the Anthropology Department and the Fiske Center for Archaeological Research, is featured in this New York Times story about a possible Viking settlement in North America. Watch him talk about his involvement in this discovery Monday at 3:30 p.m. on pbs.org and Wednesday night at 9 on PBS. Watch the trailer here.
Some of the Vikings Unearthed documentary was filmed on Hegranes in Skagafjörður with members of the SCASS project. Filming took place at Keflavík and Ás.
April 7, 2016 at 11:56 am
Nancy Marie Brown, who spent a summer excavating with us on Langholt has some observations on that experience in light of the BBC/NOVA special