How a 17th-century illustration is helping archaeologists find Viking ships

Enlarge / Ole Worm’s 17th-century drawing of the Hjarnø Viking ship settings at Kalvestene (1650). (credit: Ole Worm / Public domain) In 1650, a Danish physician and antiquarian named Ole Worm conducted the first survey of a Viking cremation burial site known as the Kalvestene. Worm created a map of the locations of all the “ship […]