Ancient Vikings

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Remains of the Viking era in Scandinavia and in their colonies and along their journeys.

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Vikings: Houses, Boats old and new, Graves, Settlements
Viking jewelry
Viking artifacts
Viking writing, rune stones
Viking Stone Age: rock carvings, paintings and artifacts

Vikings: Houses, Boats old and new, Graves, Settlements

Unfortunately, several months after i posted this, it came out that it was a satirical news article. Viking ship discovered in the Mississippi River; which means the Vikings traveled further inland in America than previously thought, and the stories of Vinland might be more than mythology!

USA: Viking Ship Discovered Near Mississippi River

Memphis, TN | A group of volunteers cleaning up the shores of the Mississippi River near the biggest city in Tennessee have stumbled upon the remains of an ancient boat encrusted in mud. A team of archeologists from the University of Memphis that was rapidly called to the site, confirmed that the s

Oseberg vikingaskepp 1:15 scratchbygge -- del 5 - Fartyg - Modellbygge iFokus

Oseberg vikingaskepp 1:15 scratchbygge -- del 5 | Modellbygge iFokus

Oseberg vikingaskepp 1:15 scratchbygge -- del 5 - Bygget går vidare.

Viking Boat Greeting Card for Sale by Corey Ford

Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

Developed to weather the fiercest of North Atlantic and North Sea storms, Viking ships were incredibly seaworthy. Roll they may (as any boat can) but they could be righted again and their backs would not be broken.

Viking ship "Lofotr"

Photo : Runar Storeide

Oseberg vikingaskepp 1:15 scratchbygge -- del 5 - Fartyg - Modellbygge iFokus

Oseberg vikingaskepp 1:15 scratchbygge -- del 5 | Modellbygge iFokus

Oseberg vikingaskepp 1:15 scratchbygge -- del 5 - Bygget går vidare.

The Viking fortress of Trelleborg, the best preserved of the seven Viking ring forts discovered in southern Scandinavia, Denmark

The Viking fortress of Trelleborg, the best preserved of the seven Viking ring forts discovered in southern Scandinavia, Denmark

33094 views on Imgur: The magic of the Internet

Haithabu near Denmark. Re-creation of the Viking Village- one of the largest merchant towns of the viking age

Haithabu near Denmark. Re-creation of the Viking Village- one of the largest merchant towns of the viking age

A Viking ship on display in the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, Norway. Photograph by David F. Barrero.

Oseberg ship, Oslo, Norway

This is a real viking ship that is more than 1000 years old.

Oseberg Replica Viking Ship, Norway Photographic Print by David Lomax at AllPosters.com

Oseberg Replica Viking Ship, Norway

Final Dimensions (width x height x depth): 11" x 14" x 0.6"Frame: SOHO Thin (1")Protective Layer: Laminate This photographic print is digitally printed on archival photographic paper resulting in vivid, pure color and exceptional detail that is suitable for museum or gallery display. Item #2928434

Hurstwic: Viking Ships

Viking Ships

Hurstwic: Viking Ships

The Restoration of the Myklebust Ship Norway's Largest Ship  The 100-feet-long Myklebust ship might be Norway's largest Viking ship. The ship served to be as the cemented ship for the dead who was King Audbjørn of the Fjords. ...

The Restoration of the Myklebust Ship Norway's Largest Ship

The Restoration of the Myklebust Ship Norway's Largest Ship The 100-feet-long Myklebust ship might be Norway's largest Viking ship. The ship served to be as the cemented ship for the dead who was King Audbjørn of the Fjords. ...

Draken Harald Hårfagre. - Check!  Saw her, touched her. She is beautiful.

Norwegian Vikings

The Vikings have earned their place in history as a seafaring warrior culture with a fine eye for design and a good ear for storytelling. Today, you can explore the Viking history in museums, in villages, on tours, and through other Viking experiences.

Home of the Warrior

Come, sit by my fire. Let me tell you tales of the days of yore.

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Foro de Historia Militar el Gran Capitán • Ver Tema - Pinturas y códices de la Edad Media

About the Myklebust Ship The Myklebust ship is the largest Viking ship that has ever been found traces of in Norway. Length 30m / 100ft Width 6m Hight of the bow Ca 7m Number of oars 24 par Number of shields 48 Number of nails ca 7000stk Number of wooden nails Ca 700 Weight Ca … The Myklebust Ship Read More »

The Myklebust Ship - Sagastad

About the Myklebust Ship The Myklebust ship is the largest Viking ship that has ever been found traces of in Norway. Length 30m / 100ft Width 6m Hight of the bow Ca 7m Number of oars 24 par Number of shields 48 Number of nails ca 7000stk Number of wooden nails Ca 700 Weight Ca … The Myklebust Ship Read More »

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Viking ship by petteram on DeviantArt

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The Hall of Heorot

The Hall of Heorot

The Hall of Heorot

Viking jewelry

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Viking artifacts

Surviving examples of elaborate Viking swords

Surviving examples of elaborate Viking swords

Longswords, or spathas, were more than just powerful and deadly weapons. They were also highly-valuable status symbols and, more often than not, works of

Asgard Art Inspiration

Asgard Art Inspiration

Asgard Art Inspiration

dopediamond: DopeOseberg Ship Viking Ship Museum Oslo -...

Wood Craft

dopediamond: DopeOseberg Ship Viking Ship Museum Oslo -...

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Viking writing, rune stones

Rune stone, Badelunda, Västmanland, Sweden | by Swedish National Heritage Board

Rune stone, Badelunda, Västmanland, Sweden

Student at a runestone (Vs 13) in the Anundshög (Anund's mound) prehistoric area in Badelunda. The inscription says: "Folkvid raised all of these stones in memory of his son Heden, Anund's brother. Vred cut the runes". Student vid runsten (Vs 13) i Anundshögområdet i Badelunda. Ristningen säger: "Folkvid reste alla dessa stenar efter sin son Heden, Anunds broder. Vred högg runorna". Parish (socken): Västerås (earlier Badelunda) Province (landskap): Västmanland Municipality (kommun): Västerås…

possible Vinland runestone?

New Norse Runestone in Nova Scotia

possible Vinland runestone?

Viking Stone Age: rock carvings, paintings and artifacts

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Unfortunately, several months after i posted this, it came out that it was a satirical news article. Viking ship discovered in the Mississippi River; which means the Vikings traveled further inland in America than previously thought, and the stories of Vinland might be more than mythology!

USA: Viking Ship Discovered Near Mississippi River

Memphis, TN | A group of volunteers cleaning up the shores of the Mississippi River near the biggest city in Tennessee have stumbled upon the remains of an ancient boat encrusted in mud. A team of archeologists from the University of Memphis that was rapidly called to the site, confirmed that the s

Oseberg vikingaskepp 1:15 scratchbygge -- del 5 - Fartyg - Modellbygge iFokus

Oseberg vikingaskepp 1:15 scratchbygge -- del 5 | Modellbygge iFokus

Oseberg vikingaskepp 1:15 scratchbygge -- del 5 - Bygget går vidare.

Viking Boat Greeting Card for Sale by Corey Ford

Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

Developed to weather the fiercest of North Atlantic and North Sea storms, Viking ships were incredibly seaworthy. Roll they may (as any boat can) but they could be righted again and their backs would not be broken.

Viking ship "Lofotr"

Photo : Runar Storeide

Surviving examples of elaborate Viking swords

Surviving examples of elaborate Viking swords

Longswords, or spathas, were more than just powerful and deadly weapons. They were also highly-valuable status symbols and, more often than not, works of

Rune stone, Badelunda, Västmanland, Sweden | by Swedish National Heritage Board

Rune stone, Badelunda, Västmanland, Sweden

Student at a runestone (Vs 13) in the Anundshög (Anund's mound) prehistoric area in Badelunda. The inscription says: "Folkvid raised all of these stones in memory of his son Heden, Anund's brother. Vred cut the runes". Student vid runsten (Vs 13) i Anundshögområdet i Badelunda. Ristningen säger: "Folkvid reste alla dessa stenar efter sin son Heden, Anunds broder. Vred högg runorna". Parish (socken): Västerås (earlier Badelunda) Province (landskap): Västmanland Municipality (kommun): Västerås…

possible Vinland runestone?

New Norse Runestone in Nova Scotia

possible Vinland runestone?

Asgard Art Inspiration

Asgard Art Inspiration

Asgard Art Inspiration

Oseberg vikingaskepp 1:15 scratchbygge -- del 5 - Fartyg - Modellbygge iFokus

Oseberg vikingaskepp 1:15 scratchbygge -- del 5 | Modellbygge iFokus

Oseberg vikingaskepp 1:15 scratchbygge -- del 5 - Bygget går vidare.

dopediamond: DopeOseberg Ship Viking Ship Museum Oslo -...

Wood Craft

dopediamond: DopeOseberg Ship Viking Ship Museum Oslo -...

The Viking fortress of Trelleborg, the best preserved of the seven Viking ring forts discovered in southern Scandinavia, Denmark

The Viking fortress of Trelleborg, the best preserved of the seven Viking ring forts discovered in southern Scandinavia, Denmark

33094 views on Imgur: The magic of the Internet

415

Haithabu near Denmark. Re-creation of the Viking Village- one of the largest merchant towns of the viking age

Haithabu near Denmark. Re-creation of the Viking Village- one of the largest merchant towns of the viking age

A Viking ship on display in the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, Norway. Photograph by David F. Barrero.

Oseberg ship, Oslo, Norway

This is a real viking ship that is more than 1000 years old.

Oseberg Replica Viking Ship, Norway Photographic Print by David Lomax at AllPosters.com

Oseberg Replica Viking Ship, Norway

Final Dimensions (width x height x depth): 11" x 14" x 0.6"Frame: SOHO Thin (1")Protective Layer: Laminate This photographic print is digitally printed on archival photographic paper resulting in vivid, pure color and exceptional detail that is suitable for museum or gallery display. Item #2928434