International Collaboration

The Mosfell Archaeological Project is conducted in a collaborative, international way under the direction of Prof. Jesse L. Byock of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

This international group works in close collaboration with members of the local town of Mosfellsbær as well as with The National Museum of Iceland, University of Iceland, and other Icelandic and international researchers. Our Leirvogur Harbour Research Project is conducted in cooperation with ZBSA, please visit our Harbour Project homepage for more information.

We have received valuable logistic and financial support from our Universities, The Icelandic Centre for Research – RANNIS, The Arcadia Foundation, The German Research Foundation (DFG), The Icelandic Ministry of Science, Culture and Education, The Norwegian Ministry of Culture, The U.S. Embassy in Iceland, The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Fulbright Foundation, Centre for Baltic and Scandinavian Archaeology (ZBSA), Icelandair, The Icelandic Aeronautical Institute, Norvik, Landsvirkjun and the town of Mosfellsbær.


Team Members Discuss Mosfell Archaeological Project Findings Phillip Walker, Per Holck, and Jacqueline Eng examing skeletal material from Hrísbrú.

Mosfell Archaeological Project Excavations Photographing the church excavations at Hrísbrú.

Mosfell Archaeological Project Excavation Site Excavating the churchyard at Hrísbrú.