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Trelleborg vikingetids ringborg

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Ancient picture stone showing figures from Norse mythology. Ardre image stone VIII was found in a church in Ardre Parish, Gotland, Sweden. Now at the National Historical Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.

The With of Trelleborg in Denmark by Jean-Claude Golvin

The With of Trelleborg in Denmark by Jean-Claude Golvin

Ruins of Garðar, site of the Greenland Viking settlement’s court

Ruins of Garðar, site of the Greenland Viking settlement’s court. Modern days Igaliko, still a farmers settlement, now with greenlandic sheep-farmers

This stone is perhaps the oldest #Viking rune stone found in Södermanland. The vertical rune lines and lack of ornamentation tells that this is an early inscription. The stone is from the second half of the 900s. The rune stone was actually found inside a burial mound, in 1856. It had probably been placed on the top of the grave in the beginning, but over the passing 800 years since it was raised, it seems to have slowly sunk into the ground and been hidden by the growing grass. by Hercio…

Perhaps the oldest Viking rune stone found in Södermanland, the vertical rune lines and lack of ornamentation tell us that this stone's inscription is from the second half of the Originally found inside a burial mound in this stone had probabl

Uppland, Sweden viking | Rune stone, Harg, Uppland, Sweden by Swedish National Heritage Board

Rune stone, Harg, Uppland, Sweden Rune stone (U at Harg. The inscription says: “Igul and Björn had the stone raised in memory of Torsten, their father”.

Godpoles

Slavic wooden idol was found in the river Drissa and it represents God Perun or God Veles. Idol is pre-dated to century. Ukraine (****in vandals destroyed this monument)

Carved Viking stone with runes at Borg Museum, Lofoten, Norway Photo credit © Zbynek Burival iStockphoto

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

La piedra de Rök, estela rúnica medieval.

This is the Rök Runestone in Östergötland, Sweden. The runes used are the short-twig runes written in an Old Norse dialect, as well as kennings and cipher runes, and is covered by runes on all 5 sides.

My kinda shipyard

doesn't really look like a dragon to me. It is a terrifying image though so I can see why the Vikings included images of dragons on the front of their ships. It was a way to intimidate their opponents.

The Lofotr Viking Museum (Lofotr Vikingmuseum) is a historical museum based on a reconstruction and archaeological excavation of a Viking chieftain's village - in Borg, Norway

Heathen, and lady of branches. Welcome to my eternal Rainy September.

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The Vasby Stone ~ attributed to Frogard Ulvsdotter i Osby the only historically confirmed female runemaster in Sweden.

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