Norse God Forseti (Old Norse “the presiding one,” actually “president” in Modern Icelandic and Faroese) is an Æsir god of justice and reconciliation in Norse mythology. Opposite to his fellow god, Tyr.
Viking brooches: Inspired by nature but not enslaved to 'realism', this subtle style emphasizes the grace and beauty of that which, at bottom, we do not truly understand - but might attain to if we only trust our instincts.
1000 years ago some Viking lost in the lake his chest with axes, sawdrills, chisels, knives, awls and 200 other objects. In 1936 on an island off the coast of Sweden a farmer plowing a recently drained swampland was stopped.
Seven Viking Age swords on display in Bergen Museum (numbered 5 to 11 in the display case). The long sword in the middle is a Petersen type C sword found in Sæbø, Hoprekstad, Vik i Sogn municipality, Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway.
Tjelvar’s Grave on Gotland Island, Sweden: A stone ship was an early burial custom in Scandanavia. Most are dated 1000 - 500 BC. This particular grave is dated at 750 BC. According to legend Tjelvar was the mythical discoverer of Gotland.