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On July 18, 1969, during archaeological research in the Dutch town of Wijk bij Duurstede, this gorgeous gilded brooch was found at the bottom of a well. This piece of jewelry ended up there around 850, in the declining years of Dorestad, at a time when the town was plagued repeatedly by Viking raids.
Waldalgesheim Treasure in Bonn
Viking Box brooch made of partially gilt bronze, covered with silver and gold decorated with niello, filigree, and granulation. Martens Grotlingbo, Gotland, Sweden, eleventh century. Statens Historiska Museum, Stockholm
Viking Silver.Decorated silver arm rings from the Spillings Hoard, on display in Gotlands Museum.
Viking TreasureThe treasure was found in 1875 in connection with trenching on the Hoen farm by the Drammenselva river in Buskerud county. The place was strategically located in relation to travel routes in the Viking Age and control of goods between the inner parts of Eastern Norway and the coast.Museum of Cultural History, Oldsakssamlingen