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Everyone thinks VIkings had Helmets with horns. Here you see Ellen Marie Næss (viking archeologist from Norway) explain the host, Ronald Sagatun, from Norway why. - "It was simply not practical". Would you go to battle with these obstacles at your helmet?

Everyone thinks VIkings had Helmets with horns. Here you see Ellen Marie Næss (viking archeologist from Norway) explain the host, Ronald Sagatun, from Norway why. - "It was simply not practical". Would you go to battle with these obstacles at your helmet?

10 untranslatable Norwegian terms. I remember so many of these from my childhood: my grandparents spoke Norwegian at home!

10 untranslatable Norwegian terms

An ornate handled comb found in excavations in York. Drawing by Nick Griffiths

Viking warriors carried combs as well as swords and knives on their seafaring ventures, according to our archaeologists

Artemis was built in Norway in 1926, operated as a whaling ship mainly in the northern, southern seas. Home port in Oslo. In the 1950’s Artemis was then refitted to haul cargo, operated mainly as a tramp freighter between Asia and South America.

Artemis was built in Norway in operated as a whaling ship mainly in the northern, southern seas. Home port in Oslo. In the Artemis was then refitted to haul cargo, operated mainly as a tramp freighter between Asia and South America.

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I love ancient things. Carved Viking stone with runes at Borg Museum, Lofoten, Norway Photo credit: © Zbynek Burival/iStockphoto

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