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Rune inscription from the Oseberg ship. Read: litet-vis maðr / mennesket vet lite  The inscription is open to interpretation.

Rune inscription from the Oseberg ship. Read: litet-vis maðr / mennesket vet lite The inscription is open to interpretation.

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Other finds from the site include an axe head, top left, and a shield boss, top

'Warrior of high status' buried in boat

The excavation of a rare, intact Viking boat burial in western Scotland has been set out in detail for the first time.

Johan August Malmstrom’s 1857 painting King Ælla’s Messenger Before Ragnar Lodbrok’s Sons depicts the arrival of the news of Loðbrók’s death at the Danish court.    Read more: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2013/03/the-vengeance-of-ivarr-the-boneless/#ixzz2QDBL0I24

The Vengeance of Ivarr the Boneless

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Danish ships leaving for England, soon to hoist their red and white sails. Note the round shields hung on the outside of the hull.

Viking cemetery in Färjås, Sweden.

Viking cemetery in Färjås, Sweden. Not all Vikings are buried/burned at sea. The larger the ‘stone’, the higher the rank

Winternights Viking Yule Wild Hunt - ghost riders in the sky - riders on the storm - goes back to the arrival of the hunters from Orion

Winternights Viking Yule Wild Hunt - ghost riders in the sky - riders on the storm - goes back to the arrival of the hunters from Orion

Burial hut that would sit on the ship when it was buried.

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