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Viking arm ring; 876-950; found in the English Channel. Arm-ring formed of four gold rods plaited together; these are of circular section tapering towards their ends which are bound with gold wire and fused into a plain bi-conical knop; one end has sprung apart at this point. Its abraded surface condition obscured the detail of the nicking, which is present, but cannot be accurately counted.  Medium: gold; plaited, bound.

Found near Eastbourne, English Channel. four plaited rods tapering to ends bound with gold wire and joined by bi-conical knop; one end sprung apart.

Viking pin-head made of bronze haped as a dragon´s head. Dress-pins of this kind were usually gilded with silver or gold. Gotland, Sweden. Object from the exhibition "We call them Vikings" produced by The Swedish History Museum

Object from the exhibition We call them Vikings produced by The Swedish History Museum Pin-head Bronze Shaped as a dragon´s head. Dress-pins of this kind were usually gilded with silver or gold.

Wotan's Volk Yggdrasil

Yggdrasil & tree& (In Norse mythology, Yggdrasil (/ˈɪɡdrəsɪl/; from Old Norse Yggdrasill, pronounced [ˈyɡːˌdrasilː]) is an immense tree that is central in Norse cosmology, in connection to which the nine worlds exist.

Ragnar Lodbrok (played by Travis Fimmel) is the protagonist of the History channel's historical drama series Vikings

Ragnar Lodbrok from the Viking TV Show with a raven on his shoulder. According to Viking mythology, Odin would often appear as a raven. Ragnar Lodbrok claimed to be descended from Odin and many Vikings believed this.

The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience. It was distinguished by its narrow keel and shallow draught. This made even the largest ocean-going warships suitable for sailing onto beaches and up rivers. Such tactics enabled, for example, the siege of Paris to be carried out in the year 885.

The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience.