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Article by Colm Moriarty in the blog 'Irish Archaeology' about the Ballynolan Thistle Brooch in the collections of the MAA in Cambridge.

In one section of the Swedish History Museum in Stockholm representing the Viking period, Swedish women are represented in one individual display case by a great number of keys found in various archaeological digs. Keys are everyday and familiar…

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Bronze silver-plated reconstructions of female figures based on the finds from (from left to right):

1. Tissø, Denmark
2. Öland, Sweden
3. Tuna, Alsike, Uppland, Sweden

These reconstruction were cast by Mojmira from Kram Szepczące Kruki…

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A printable Viking paper doll with clothes and accessories that can be cut out and coloured in.

Klaudia Karpinska (University of Rzeszów), ‘ Women in Re-enactment in Poland’. Chaired by Deise Medieval. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

Replica of the Fröjel brooch (Photo: Mikael Lindmark)
A database of Scandinavian and Anglo-Scandinavian female personal ornaments in England. This research forms the basis of the book 'Viking Identities: Scandinavian Jewellery in England.'

Well-known bronze pin with ornamentation in a form of a snake (or dragon) head.

This find is a part of permanent exhibition in Hedeby Viking Museum / Wikinger Museum Haithabu.

One from two golden pendants with Terslev motif from chamber grave 5 from eastern part of southern cemetery in Hedeby.

Miniature sword has been found in trade emporium in Hedeby / Haithabu.

This find is a part of permanent exhibition in Hedeby Viking Museum / Wikinger Museum Haithabu.

These boxes show the wide variety of colours that beads from the Viking Age could come in. The photograph was taken at the Tønsberg Viking Festival.

A rack of naturally-dyed wool showing the range of colours that Viking Age clothes could have come in. The Vikings are known to have liked colourful clothes, and this photographs demonstrates what could be achieved with the technology they…

Mannequins displaying typical Viking Age dress for men and women at the Trelleborg Viking Fortress Museum.

Bronze and silver reconstructions of the female figures, which were found in (from left to right):

1. Tissø, Denmark
2. Tjørnehøj, Hårby, Denmark
3. Galgebakken, Vrejlev, Denmark

These reconstructions were cast by Grzegorz Pilarczyk…
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