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Bronze and silver jewellery based on Viking-Age designs are produced using traditional methods and sold at the Viking Market in the Ribe VikingCenter, Denmark. Silver (rather than gold) was the main precious metal traded throughout the Viking World.…

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A reconstruction of the marketplace in Ribe, including craftspeople, stalls, and a cart and ship used for trading goods. Details about the exhibition can be found at http://www.ribesvikinger.dk/en/

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Reconstructed Viking pots in a market stall in Viking Jorvik. Part of the temporary exhibit Jorvik: Home and Abroad in St Mary’s, Coppergate. Photo taken by Kisha G. Tracy.

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

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Kaupang in Skiringssal was a Viking Age town and market. It is the first known trading outpost in Norway. The town was founded c.800 and was abandoned in the early 10th century. The site is open to visitors each summer, and offers activities as well…

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The reconstruction of a wharf at Ribe VikingCenter, including a boat constructed in collaboration with the Roskilde Viking Ship Museum. The wharf is part of the Market Place, an authentic reconstruction of a site from the eighth century. The unusual…

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Bronze casting is one of several traditional crafts carried out at the Viking Marketplace in Ribe VikingCenter, where visitors can interact with the craftspeople at work. For more information about the Center, see item#1007and the section on Bronze…

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Silversmith at the Viking Market at Ribe VikingCenter. Silver jewellery based on Viking-Age designs are produced using traditional methods and sold at the Viking Market in the Ribe VikingCenter. Silver (rather than gold) was used as the main currency…

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Glass bead-making is one of the traditional Viking-Age crafts carried out at the Viking Marketplace in the Ribe Viking-Center. Colourful beads have been found throughout the Viking World, and were an important luxury item.For more information about…
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