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Object from the exhibition We call them Vikings produced by The Swedish History Museum Beads Silver   Hoard find, Rone, Gotland, Sweden. SHM 16477

Object from the exhibition We call them Vikings produced by The Swedish History Museum Beads Silver Hoard find, Rone, Gotland, Sweden.

Disk Brooch,  circa 600-500, Vendel, copper alloy, gilt. This brooch is from the Vendel period in Swedish history, which precedes the Viking age. Abstractly designed small brooches like these were fashionable until Viking oval brooches replaced them.

Brooch, Vendel Copper alloy with gilding; cm) This brooch is from the Vendel period in Swedish history, which precedes the Viking age. Abstractly designed small brooches like these were fashionable until Viking oval brooches replaced them.

https://flic.kr/p/mKtNEK | Object from the exhibition We call them Vikings produced by The Swedish History Museum | Trefoil brooch  Bronze, gilded  The brooch is of  European (Frankish)  provenance. Decorated with palmettes showing plant ornamentation in  the Carolingian style.   Apse, Burs, Gotland, Sweden. SHM 4533

Trefoil brooch Bronze, gilded The brooch is of European (Frankish) provenance. Decorated with palmettes showing plant ornamentation in the Carolingian style.

Beads of Pärnullbacken  FIG. 4 Pörnullbacken beads are very similar to gems from other archaeological sites in Vörå. The dark blue melon-shaped glass bead (no. 5) has a counterpart among pärlfynden Cuts from Mound and in a Viking woman's grave in Dalkarby Åland. It is probably of Scandinavian production from the beginning of the Viking Age. ...

Beads of Pärnullbacken FIG. 4 Pörnullbacken beads are very similar to gems from other archaeological sites in Vörå. The dark blue melon-shaped glass bead (no. 5) has a counterpart among pärlfynden Cuts from Mound and in a Viking woman's grave in Dalkarby Åland. It is probably of Scandinavian production from the beginning of the Viking Age. ...

Viking era storage jar from Lillhärdal, Sweden. Carved dragons on the lid.

Viking woman - a different take on the outfit, apron dress has slits up to hip and the arm cuffs are a different approach also

These fibulae, of Scandinavian origin, possibly Norwegian, were found at Pîtres, in the Eure département, in the single tomb of a female Viking found south of the Rhine.  In the Musée départemental des Antiquités de Rouen, Seine-Maritime, inv. 1251.

These fibulae, of Scandinavian origin, possibly Norwegian, were found at Pîtres…

Viking fire steel Firesteel of copper alloy and iron from 1050-1150, from Gotland, Sweden.  Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.

The hall of Heorot Viking fire steel Firesteel of copper alloy and iron from from Gotland, Sweden.

ENGLISH: Buckle from the Viking age, found in Sunnmøre, Western Norway. Exhibited at Bergen museum.

ENGLISH: Buckle from the Viking age, found in Sunnmøre, Western Norway. Exhibited at Bergen museum.

The Norse Vikings groomed their hair on a regular basis. This is a large bone comb, with a carving of a mythical animal dated (800-900) AD.

The Vikings, large bone comb, circa AD, mythological creature Norse UNC

The Vårby treasure is one of the most impressive silver hoards from the Viking Age found on the Swedish mainland.  It was discovered in 1871, under a large boulder in  Vårby, County of Södermanland. Sweden's Museum of National Antiquities (Historiska Museet)

The Vårby treasure is one of the most impressive silver hoards from the Viking Age found on the Swedish mainland. It was discovered in under a large boulder in Vårby, County of Södermanland. Sweden's Museum of National Antiquities (Historiska Museet)

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