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Foot bones from a horse found in a pit in a heathen grave in Ribe. Probably a pagan offering. Details about the exhibition can be found at http://www.ribesvikinger.dk/en/
Grave goods including a vessel, whetstone and beads from a grave where the individual was buried in a wooden coffin. Details about the exhibition can be found at http://www.ribesvikinger.dk/en/
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.
A stick with a runic inscription. It reads 'litiluism' which has been read as 'litill vis ma
A wooden chair made of beech, and shoes of soft leather. The illustration beside the chair depicts the traces of paint that remained on the chair.
The wooden lid of a box with a lock made of horn or whale baleen. At the back of the photograph is a handle from a box.
This chest had been broken into by grave robbers. When found, it still contained two combs, and pieces of leather and cloth.