Avaldsnes. Viking farm. The daily life and activities of ancient Norwegians
Passing along a forest road, we came to a large clearing on a hill where there's the Viking village Vikinggarden.
a Village was built in 2005 in the framework of the project of the archaeological Museum of Stavanger, the aim of which is to study ancient building technologies.
During the construction were used only the tools that were available in the 10th century. All the structures represent the reconstruction of the buildings of the pre-Christian era.
In the center of the village is a large house shaped like an upturned ship pegany.
This is the room exactly reproduce the home of the Vikings.
Community was a big family, up to twenty people who lived in the same house.
In one large room cooked, ate and slept. Here arranged the wedding and other events.
houses scattered Around the various buildings, mostly for agricultural purposes.
continental Raids on cities were not the only occupation of the Vikings. They were engaged in farming, various crafts and traded.
In such pits the ancient Norse kept food supplies.
Important source of food was hunting. The extracted meat was stocked in store, pre-Saveleva in special rooms-Smoking.
In the village we met a group of children dressed in national costumes. It turns out that this history lesson, which is given a real opportunity to plunge into the era of the ancestors.
Museum Staff are also in traditional dress.