Thursday 24 March 2016

New internet site and blogg about the viking age site Kvarnby hall on the Åland islands

Great looking presentation and blogg. Parts of it in english! A must see for all of you interested in the viking age in Finland and Sweden.

Viking age silver coins found at the site in 2014.

A link to the site and blogg here!

Tuesday 1 March 2016

Excavating "Deutsches Lager Hanko" new FB group created

The group is intended for the participants, archaeologists and historians interested in or directly connected to the upcoming ethitcally and scientifically conducted conflict archaeological excavation of the German WWII transition camp in Hanko S.Finland.

The excavation will take place on weekdays from June 27th to July 15th 2016 it is part of my doctoral dissertation (University of Helsinki dpt. of archaeology) about the German transition camp and the Ukrainian prisoner of war camp that was situated inside it. The excavation is organized in a the form of a conflict archaeology class at Hangö Sommaruniversitet, Finland.

SS Standartenführer Hans Collani shaking hands with Finnish volunteers in the Waffen SS. Deutsches Lager Hanko 11.7.1943.