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The Krogsta rune stone dates from the 6th Century, and is famous for its depiction of a human figure as well as being the only older futhark rune stone from Uppland still in situ. According to the Samnordisk Runtextdatabas, the inscription on the…

Photo of the Sun Voyager, a sculpture by Jón Gunnar Árnason, and unveiled in 1990 near Sæbraut in Reykjavík, Iceland. Though many people assume it to represent a Viking Ship and refer to Norse heritage, the artist's…

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Protective gear and clothing for Motocross. Branded with the name of Thor, but there is no explanation for the choice on the site.

Video documenting the 2015 Viking Festival in Sheringham, Norfolk, uploaded by Marc Peirson to Vimeo.

This is a diagram of Asgard and the Nine Worlds in the Marvel Universe, inspired by the Norse cosmos. It was produced by Eliot Brown for an Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe.

Two silver fibulae depicting women. One shows a woman with two plaits in her hair. The other shows an armed person on horseback with an armed woman holding the horse.

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Viking Direct is an office supplies company that uses the name Viking with no clear reason for doing so.

Three amateur archaeologists have found the largest hoard of gold from the Viking Age in Denmark. It comprised seven gold arm-rings and weight c. 900g.

An Incinerator at Richmond Hill, near Douglas, designed by architects Savage & Chadwick to reference the sails of Viking ships, and the Norse heritage of the Island.

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The Ladby burial mound, containing a high-status ship burial - the only one so far discovered in Denmark. The remains of the Ladby ship are preserved in a museum situated in the mound itself. For more information, see

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Photo by Flickr userMandiasof the Ladby Viking ship burial. The museum is built around the excavated Viking ship in its original location. For more information, visit

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A Viking-Age ship burial from the late ninth century / early tenth century was excavated beneath this ship setting now marking out the site in Balladoole on the Isle of Man. It contained a rich burial of a high-status man and woman with a horse and…

A replica of Rune stone Gs 19 which was destroyed in a fire in the adjacentOkelbo Kyrka,Gästriklands, Sweden. It isone of the so-called Sigurd Stones, which depict scenes from the legend of the Völsungs. It also includes a unique depiction…
Lux illuxit is a Gregorian chant from the 12th century. It is taken from the Office of St Olav and is thought to have been composed by Eystein Erlendsson.
A preview from an episode of Gargoyles featuring Odin.

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A wiki about Viking Age and medieval Norway that was developed as a school project.

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History of Cork in the Viking Age aimed at primary students.

Poster from the 1930s advertising Scandinavia as a travel destination with the slogan 'See the Lands of the Vikings'. A. Bortzells TR. AB. STMLN

Larsen's blog discusses movies from the perspective of an historian. History Channel's 'Vikings' has come under his scrutiny, and this item links to the discussions on that programme.

A recipe for Viking-style salmon.
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