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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…

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 http://en.vikingemuseetladby.dk/

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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A recipe for Viking-style salmon.
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