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Axe, broad-bladed - Iron. Axes of this kind were multifunctional and could be used in battle as well as in timberwork. Grave find, Utanmyra, Sollerön, Dalarna, Sweden.  SHM 16807 Viking.

Axes of this kind were multifunctional and could be…

Broad axe head from Ockelbo (Gâstrikland), Viking age, Sweden. Axes of this kind were multifunctional and could be used in battle as well as in timberwork.

“Viking Axe, broad-bladed Iron Findspot: Ockelbo, Gästrikland, Sweden Axes of this kind were multifunctional and could be used in battle as well as in timberwork ”

Object from the exhibition We call them Vikings produced by The Swedish History Museum | Flickr - Fotosharing!

Object from the exhibition We call them Vikings produced by The Swedish History Museum Axe Iron Hjortsberga, Vårdinge, Södermanland, Sweden.

museum-of-artifacts: “ Axe from Viking era, before and after conservation 10th–11th century ”

museum-of-artifacts: “ Axe from Viking era, before and after conservation century ”

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Axe, broad-bladed Iron Axes of this kind were multifunctional and could be used in battle as well as in timberwork.

Axe head found in Gotland, Viking age, Sweden.

An early medieval Viking axe from Sweden. The archaeologist in me appreciates the weathering and age-related pitting.

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“Axe, broad-bladed Iron Grave find: Utanmyra, Sollerön, Dalarna, Sweden Axes of this kind were multifunctional and could be used in battle as well as in timberwork ”

Iron axe head inlaid with silver. Merovingian, 7th c. The Merovingians were a Salian Frankish dynasty that came to rule the Franks in a region known as Francia in Latin for 300 years from the middle of the 5th century, their territory largely corresponding to ancient Gaul as well as the Roman provinces of Raetia, Germania Superior and the southern part of Germania Magna.

Iron axe-head inlaid with silver Merovingian, century AD From the area of Neuwied, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Technically the subject of this photo dates from 1212, therefore after the Viking age officially ended, however it shows the beautiful mastery of woodcarving stemming from earlier Viking traditions. The Vikings were known for their beautiful flowing artwork in which elongated animal forms twist and intertwine with one another, giving a sense of movement and life to an otherwise still carving.

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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Iron battle axe with gold inlay in the Scandinavian Ringerike style of the 11th century. The axe was found at Botnhamn in northen Norway. [940x756]

Historical Artefact Iron battle axe with gold inlay in the Scandinavian Ringerike style of the century. The axe was found at Botnhamn in northen Norway.

Axe head dound in Gotland, Viking age, Sweden. The shape of the axe head is made…

asatru-ingwaz: Axe Iron Rommunds, Gammelgarn, Gotland, Sweden The shape of the axe head is made in a vegetative style

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Axeheads found in England dating from the and centuries.The bottom right axe is probably post conquest

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