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Hurstwic recently traveled to Iceland to shoot our next film, “The Final Battle of Grettir the Strong”. The saga hero Grettir, and his brother Illugi, lived on the remote island of Drangey about 1000 years ago. There, they were attacked and…

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Video by Vimeo user Philip BromwellforRTÉ about theconstruction of the Viking House and Garden at the National Botanic Gardens, Dublin (Recreating the Architecture, Ecology & Experience of Dublin's Townhouses, AD 1014).

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Photo blog following the progress of the construction of the Viking House and Garden at the National Botanic Gardens, Dublin (Recreating the Architecture, Ecology & Experience of Dublin's Townhouses, AD 1014). Includes an account of the Viking Age…

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Photos of a reconstruction of a Hiberno-Norse house modeled on those found in the excavations in the Wood Quay area of Dublin, along with reconstructed Viking-Age garden. These photos were taken in 2014 by Maria Teresa Ramandi, participant in the…

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Photos of a reconstruction of a Hiberno-Norse house modeled on those found in the excavations in the Wood Quay area of Dublin, along with reconstructed Viking-Age garden. These photos were taken in 2014 by Maria Teresa Ramandi, participant in the…

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Photos of a reconstruction of a Hiberno-Norse house modeled on those found in the excavations in the Wood Quay area of Dublin, along with reconstructed Viking-Age garden. These photos were taken in 2014 by Maria Teresa Ramandi, participant in the…

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Layout of a plot excavated in 1980-81 at Wood's Quay / Fishamble Street in Dublin, and dating to the eleventh century. The plot includes several dwellings and connecting walkways. Erected by the National Museum of Ireland and the Dublin Corporation…

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Eiker was a centre of power in the Drammen region during the Late Iron Age, as is shown by these new finds. Surveys using georadar show that there are the remains of several structures in the area, including a 30m long longhouse.

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A photograph of a reconstructed Viking house in Denmark. The photograph was taking in 1988 by Terry Barry

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Milek's thesis on using archaeological data as supporting evidence in the debate on how early Icelandic society was constituted and organised, and how it developed over its first 200 years. The thesis is available to download at the item's…

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Photographs of detail elements on the houses at the Danelaw Living History Centre

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Painted doorposts on a reconstructed Viking house at the Danelaw Centre for Living History

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A chalk mural decorating the interior of one of the larger reconstructed townhouses in Ribe VikingCenter (the Thing-Hall)and telling the history of the Vikings in Ribe. It was produced using authentic materials and techniques by artist Trine Theut in…

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Ribe VikingCenter has reconstructed eight town-houses from the year 825 AD, inhabited by re-enactors and craftspeople, including the carpenter and shoe-maker. They are based on buildings excavated in Ribe town. This photo shows the interior of one of…

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Ribe VikingCenter has reconstructed eight town-houses from the year 825 AD, inhabited by re-enactors and craftspeople, including the carpenter and shoe-maker. They are based on buildings excavated in Ribe town.For more information about the Center,…

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It is quite common to find house names with references to Norse myth in areas with a strong connection to Norse heritage - this example is from Kirkwall in Orkney.

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A reconstructed farm based on the excavated remains found at Stöng. It is open to visit in the summer.

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A description of building a Viking house based on the archaeological evidence from Dublin.

House at Fotevikens Museum
Foteviken Museum is a living history museum with a recreated Viking town.
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