Animal Head from Oseberg Five animal-head posts were found in the Oseberg ship burial, four are displayed at the Viking Ship Museum. The heads are made of maple and are carved in various styles, but are all between 50 and 54 cm. long. They have slots at the bottom where handles were fitted. The length of the handles varied from 52 to 74 cm. Viking Ship Musuem, Oslo
Perhaps the oldest Viking rune stone found in Södermanland, the vertical rune lines and lack of ornamentation tell us that this stone's inscription is from the second half of the Originally found inside a burial mound in this stone had probabl
The Spilling hoard found on Gotland, Sweden.This is the largest hoard yet found from the Viking age. Found at Spilling on Gotland in 1999 and weight 67 kilos before conservation. Consisting of around coins from Islamic countries and rings of silver.
I& a little wary of posting an infographic from the History Channel, notorious for rarely doing its history homework, not to mention all its ancient alien programming posing as real science, and they should have done spellcheck first