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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – Archaeologists in Norway said Jan. 17 that they have found a runestone which they claim is the world’s oldest, saying the inscriptions are up to 2,000 years old and date back to the earliest days of the enigmatic history of runic writing.
ERIE, Pa. (AP) – Shelley Kendall would rather be rosemaling. The daughter of a Norwegian mother (her father was German), she was the baby of six children, and the only one to learn the Norwegian folk painting skill.
OSLO, Norway (AFP) – A Norwegian art museum on Friday returned a precious Matisse painting looted by the Nazis during World War II to the American heirs of the French art dealer Paul Rosenberg. The 1937 painting by Henri Matisse – Woman in Blue in Front of a Fireplace – worth an estimated $20 million […]
OSLO (AFP) – Norway’s trade surplus leapt by an annualized 44.5 percent in May in the wake of bigger oil exports and the record sale of Edvar Munch’s iconic painting The Scream, official data showed on Friday. The Norwegian Statistics Bureau SSB said the non-European Union country recorded a sharply higher trade surplus of 43.2 […]