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A replica of a silver pendant found in Östergötland, Sweden and on display in Historiska Museet, Stockholm. It is widely believed to represent the goddess Freyja. These earrings and pendants were seen in Museet Ribes Vikinger.

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Earrings based on Yggdrasil (the World-Tree) and produced by Museums Smykker - seen on sale at Museet Ribes Vikinger.

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Anglo-Scandinavian gold ring from Ixworth in Suffolk. 900-1050.

Anglo-Scandinavian silver finger ring from Thetford, Norfolk. 900-1050.

Silver bracelet, Anglo-Scandinavian. 900-1050. Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire.

Fire steel, copper alloy and iron. 1050-1150. Gotland, Sweden. AN1909.97.

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

One of two unique silver oval brooches from chamber grave 5 from eastern part of southern cemetery in Hedeby. This brooch is covered with filigree ornamentation.

Viking Age artefacts from excavations in York, including beads, finger rings, pottery and whetstones on display in the temporary Jorvik: Home and Abroad Exhibition in St Mary’s, Coppergate. Photo taken by Kisha G. Tracy.

King Sitric, 'Silkbeard', Norse King of Dublin, who 'had an Irish mother and he married a daughter of Brian Boru', features as one of ten 'Impressions of Ireland' symbols on a ring produced by Ogham Designs. Sitric (or Sigtrygg II Silkbeard…

This pendants (or clothing appliqué) were found in:

1. Suffolk, England (left, upper corner)
2. Tissø, Denmark (right, upper corner)
3. Truso (current Janów Pomorski) Poland (left, lower corner)
4. Björkö, Adelsö, Uppland, Sweden…

Discarded or lost beads found on the site of Ribe's Viking Marketplace. c. 700-850. On display in Museet Ribes Vikinger.

Round brooch in the collections of the MAA, Cambridge. Photo taken during the Languages, Myths and Finds workshop on handling artefacts. More information about this artefact forthcoming.

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

The Ballynolan thistle brooch was found near Pallaskenry, Co. Limerick, and is housed in the collections of the MAA, Cambridge. Discovered 1836 by a Mr John Kennedy whilst clearing stones. This Celtic style of brooch was typical of Ireland, and was a…
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