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The Cammin Casket was made in southern Scandinavia around the year 1000 and decorated in the Mammen Style of Viking Art (c.960-1020) - The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen (replica).

The Cammin Casket was made in southern Scandinavia around the year 1000 and decorated in the Mammen Style of Viking Art - The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen (replica).

A real Viking treasure chest, dating back over a thousand years ago.

The Bamberg Casket. Fashioned out of oak, walrus ivory & bronze it was found in German & is of Scandinavian design.

Credit: Brooch (gold), Viking / National Museum of Antiquities, Stockholm, Sweden / Ancient Art and Architecture Collection Ltd. / The Bridgeman Art Lib

Credit: Brooch (gold), Viking / National Museum of Antiquities, Stockholm, Sweden / Ancient Art and Architecture Collection Ltd. / The Bridgeman Art Lib

Norsk Boat Horse - circa 275 b.c.e.

Perhaps this Viking carving was an inspiration for some of the carousel horses carved hundred years later! Viking carvings, around 275 bc.

Migration period shield, National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen. "The Migration Period, also known as the period of the Barbarian invasions or of the Völkerwanderung[1] ("migration of peoples" in German), was a period of intensified human migration in Europe from about 400 to 800 AD."

Migration period shield, National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen: he sagas specifically mention linden wood for shield construction. Vikings often reinforced their shields with leather or, occasionally, iron around the rim.

Weather vane. Before being placed on a church as a weather vane, this flew at a warship's prow. Country of Origin: Sweden. Culture: Viking. Date/Period: 10th C. Place of Origin: Soderala, Halsingland. Material Size: gilt-bronze. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Statens Historiska Museum, Stockholm . Location: 18.

Image of Gilt-bronze Viking weather vane, Soderala, Halsingland, Sweden, century.

At Urnes Stave Church, Norway, Viking Age animal art meets Christian architecture..Urnes stavkirke (or stavkyrkje), the oldest Stave Church in Norway, stands at Ornes farm on Lustrafjord in Luster municipality, Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The church was built around 1135 AD and links Christian architecture with animal-ornamentation of the Viking Age. In 1979, Urnes Stave Church was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

At Urnes Stave Church, Norway, Viking Age animal art meets Christian architecture.Urnes stavkirke (or stavkyrkje), the oldest Stave Church .

Viking Cauldron by *royaloakarmoury

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

bronze age ceremonial headgear at the National Museum of Denmark. One possible origin for the misconception that the Vikings wore horned helmets.

Bronze Age Helmets, Nationalmuseet Copenhagen - Nordic Bronze Age - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Borre Style / Gauts Interlace (c. AD 840 – 970) of the Vikings  This Viking art style was popular from the later ninth to mid-tenth centuries in areas settled by the Vikings - from Dublin and York to Novgorod in Russia. Metalwork decorated in this style, which takes its name from a find at Borre, in Vestfold, Norway, was still being buried in hoards of the late tenth century. More or less symmetrical animals with full-face, cat-like, triangular heads, large round eyes and prominent ears…

“ The Borre Style / Gauts Interlace (c. AD 840 – of the Vikings This Viking art style was popular from the later ninth to mid-tenth centuries in areas settled by the Vikings - from Dublin and York to Novgorod in Russia. Metalwork decorated in.

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