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The eponymous carving on the Urnes stave church.

Viking art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia/Urnes Stave Church, Norway century.

Gorgeous Norse inspired carving....would love a few panels like this for my privacy screen I'm going to build

Gorgeous Norse inspired carving Could have as stiles on wardrobe doors or as 2 side panels

Title: Wooden Door of the Stave church at Urnes, Norway  Date: 1050-1070

swordreign: “ Title: Wooden Door of the Stave church at Urnes, Norway Date: Importance: This beautiful ornate wooden door demonstrates that by the century Scandinavia had become a christian society but some viking traditions remained.

Detail view an oaken casket lid containing a preserved Norse giant’s heart. (5th century)    The inscription on the casket is written in old Norse runes and reads:    “Behold! Within this casket lies the heart of the fierce and terrible giant known as Hrungnir, slain this day by Fafrd the Red whose bravery and cunning shall live forever!”

Detail view an oaken casket lid containing a preserved Norse giant’s heart. century) The inscription on the casket is written in old Norse runes and reads: “Behold! Within this casket lies the heart of the fierce and terrible giant known as Hrungn

Norwegian wood carving

Norwegian wood carving, probably from one of the Stave Churches or from one of the Viking ships.

Detail of Urnes stave church carvings. Norway, mid 11th century. #Norway ☮k☮ #Norge

Although credited as 'Detail of Urnes stave church carvings.' I believe that is incorrect. It looks like a modern carving, probably by Phillip Odden?

Viking Ship Figurehead

Víkingr - A collection of Norse inspired imagery

Dragon heads on the bow of the viking ships were supposed to protect against the evil spirits of the sea. Whatever, it's art.

North wall Portal. Urnes Stave Church, Norway.

urnes stave church

Wooden carved portal of the Urnes Stave Church, Norway,

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