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Gol Stave Church was moved to the Folkemuseum in the late 19th century. Only about one third of the surviving church was used (those parts that were thought to be medieval). The church that stands at the Folkemuseum now was modelled on Borgund Stave…
A yacht called 'Sigyn'. In Norse mythology, Sigyn was Loki's wife, who cared for him even when he was chained in a cave with the entrails of his children. A snake had been placed over his face to drip poison into it. She held a bowl over his face to…
Various tools for textile production, including fragments of woven baskets, wooden bowls, balls of yarn, tablets for weaving, beech wood needles, a slate sharpening stone, a piece of quartz, and pieces of beeswax.
A wooden box with a lid (left), shears (centre) and a flax beater for processing flax (right)
A wooden yarn winder made of beech, wooden spindles from drop spindles, a spindle whorl, and fragments of yarn found in the burial.