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Blot at Gamla Uppsala

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This blot was held at the ancient pagan burial mounds of Uppsala and was organised by Samfundet Forn Sed Sverige.…

Runic Banana

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Not every item we receive is wholly serious. This runic banana is an excellent example of modern reuse and engagement with the past. It was left…

Loft (Storehouse) from Telemark

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A medieval storehouse from Telemark.

Medieval Farmhouse

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A Norwegian farmhouse from the second half of the thirteenth century.

Medieval Lyre

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A medieval lyre from c.1300. It has the same form as the lyre featured on the Hylestad church portal.

Replica of Church Portal from Hylestad Stave Church

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Replica of the carvings of the portal to Hylestad stave church. The carvings show scenes from the Sigurd legend.

Primstav

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A primstav is a calendar stick that uses pictures to indicate the major non-moving religious holidays. The pictures on this one are rune-like. The…