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Finnish garb -  Link goes to pdf of "VIKING AGE FINLAND. Study and Recreation of the Eura Dress" by Oonagh Bhan from Kingdom of the West

This is from an amazing research paper on woman's clothing in Viking Age Finland.

Viking Age Double Horse headed necklace 9th Century CE, Finland. I have a sterling reproduction of this pendant.

Viking Horse - C Finnish - I think this is a weapon- one would hold the horse head section in his hand

A better view of the Perniö reconstruction. It's my favorite Finnish reconstruction by far, so I was rather disappointed to hear that many of the pretty details have no basis in actual archaeological findings. The gold bronze-spiral flowers on the mantle, at least, are real, so at least I have that.

Recreation of an ancient dress of Perniö, Finland, based on grave findings, Viking age