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Kuva sivustosta http://liberallifestyles.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/vik-29-Oseberg-Ship-Viking-Ship-Museum-Oslo-Norway.jpg.

Kuva sivustosta http://liberallifestyles.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/vik-29-Oseberg-Ship-Viking-Ship-Museum-Oslo-Norway.jpg.

The Lewis Chessmen | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Lewis Chessmen | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

door carvings at the 12th-century Urnes Stave Church, Norway, may be a depiction of Ragnarök/Götterdämmerung/Twilight of the Gods

The north portal of the century Urnes stave church has been interpreted as containing depictions of snakes and dragons that represent Ragnarök.

.Historisches.Museum.Oslo.Teil.2.

.Historisches.Museum.Oslo.Teil.2.

Reconstruction of a band by Lise Raeder Knudsen based upon remains in a chieftain's grave at Hochdorf, dated to about 475 CE.  The original find is at the Alte Schloss in Stuttgart, Germany.

Reconstruction of a band by Lise Raeder Knudsen based upon remains in a chieftain's grave at Hochdorf, dated to about 475 CE. The original find is at the Alte Schloss in Stuttgart, Germany.

Odin's birds, a pair of harness mounts from Gotland. The exaggerated beaks and talons emphasize the ferocity of the eagles which were widely associated with the cult of Odin. Country of Origin: Sweden. Culture: Viking. Place of Origin: Vallstenarum, Vallstena parish. Material Size: gilt-bronze. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Statens Historiska Museum, Stockholm . Location: 18.

Odin's birds, a pair of Viking harness mounts from Gotland, Sweden. The exaggerated beaks and talons emphasize the ferocity of the eagles which were widely associated with the cult of Odin. Made of gilt-bronze.

Medieval Viking Church in Oslo, Norway.

Medieval Viking Church in Oslo, Norway. I just love this carving style. It would be awesome to have all over our house.

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