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Viking sled "After some years as a sea-going vessel the Oseberg ship was finally laid to rest as a grave ship for a wealthy woman of high ranking. This woman received grace gifts for her journey to the realm of the dead, which included three highly decorated sleds and one sled of a simpler design (not displayed). The three highly decorated sleds were constructed in the same way: a separate upper frame was originally tied to the chassis with rope. The corner posts, shaped as animal heads

Viking sled "After some years as a sea-going vessel the Oseberg ship was finally laid to rest as a grave ship for a wealthy woman of high ranking.

IMG_2608 Viking Museum cart   I have stood right here and filmed this beautiful viking cart.  I zoomed in and was able to get great detail. The lumpy texture is intricate carvings! I need to get my video posted here.

Viking Museum cart I have stood right here and filmed this beautiful viking cart. I zoomed in and was able to get great detail. The lumpy texture is intricate carvings! I need to get my video posted here.

Spectacular Viking treasure hoard found on Church land - Church of Scotland (Images provided by Derek McLennan.)

Spectacular Viking treasure hoard found on Church land - Church of Scotland (Images provided by Derek McLennan.

The Spilling hoard found on Gotland, Sweden. The Spilling hoard is the largest hoard yet found from the Viking age. It was found at Spilling on Gotland in 1999 and weight 67 kilos before conservation. It consist of around 14.000 coins from Islamic countries and rings of silver.

The Spilling hoard found on Gotland, Sweden.This is the largest hoard yet found from the Viking age. Found at Spilling on Gotland in 1999 and weight 67 kilos before conservation. Consisting of around coins from Islamic countries and rings of silver.

Oseberg Findings from folder 'Oseberg, textile - Silk': Silk Fabric 1, fragment uncertain but reclined 69. Watercolour 'character' by Sofie Krafft (SK) - no dating. Measure b / B: 4.5 cm, H: 12.2 cm.

Oseberg Findings from folder 'Oseberg, textile - Silk': Silk Fabric fragment uncertain but reclined Watercolour 'character' by Sofie Krafft (SK) - no dating.

Vikings' crystal clear method of navigation - image 2 - life - 31 January 2011 - New Scientist

What Vikings Knew About The Sky That You Don't

The sky above us is more complicated than it looks. As the sun moves across the sky, it creates a complicated pattern of polarized light. The Vikings could even use this phenomenon to navigate (so do bees, for the record). Are you gonna say they're wrong?

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Replica of the Oseberg Wagon, by Piotr Rzeźbiarz. I wonder if the original one was used to transport the deceased women to their final resting place, in the grave ship?

Wooden box from the Oseberg ship that contained a variety of textile tools.

“ The Oseberg Viking Ship Burial In addition to various larger wooden items, there was a locked wooden box full of textile equipment.

Viking funeral prayer; sounds very similar to the beginning of Kodlak Whitemane's journal. Proof that Nords are Vikings and awesome!

Viking funeral prayer - (actually this is really a quote from the movie 'The Thirteen Warrior', a good movie, and a good quote, but not a Viking prayer.

Viking treasure has been unearthed from a field in south west Scotland, Dumfriesshire Early Medieval cross

Viking treasure haul unearthed

An early medieval cross, part of a hoard of Viking treasure which has been unearthed by metal-detecting enthusiast Derek McLennan in one of the most significant finds of its kind ever made in Scotland.

Viking Cauldron by *royaloakarmoury

Zie viking spirit in me….Viking cauldron replica - Based on the ship's cauldron found with the Oseberg burial.

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