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View to the Coach House from the Black Pool, Dublin Castle. The Black Pool is the site of the 9th century longphort in Dublin.

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Entrance to Vikingemuseet (Viking Museum) under Nordea Bank, Århus, Denmark. 'Aros In The Viking Age' exhibition on excavation site of original town now underneath Nordea bank, Aros = Århus. Exhibit: both replicas and original artefacts found…

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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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A re-enactor in traditional Viking attire, manning the archery range in Ribe VikingCenter. His clothing includes a tunic and hood, trousers,puttees and leather shoes. There is more information on dress at the Nationalmuseet website.For more…

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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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Children of volunteer re-enactors at Ribe VikingCenter engaged in traditional games. Many items interpreted as toys and games have been recovered from Viking sites. For more information on some of these reconstructed games, see the Hurstwic webpage…

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Ever wondered what a Viking-Age toilet looked like? Well, this is a reconstruction of a rather lavish outdoor privy in the reconstruction of townhouses from c. 825 at the Ribe VikingCenter.For more information about the Center, see item #1007 and the…

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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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Boat-builder using traditional techniques and tools to reconstruct a small clinker-built boat at the wharf area of the Ribe VikingCenter. Ships were vital for local trade and transport as well as for raiding activities and exhibitions further…

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A tapestry decorating the interior of one of the reconstructed townhouses in Ribe VikingCenter. It was produced using authentic materials and techniques.For more information about the Center, see item #1007 and information about the weaver on the…

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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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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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Ribe VikingeCenter was established in 1992, and is one of the World's leading centers for living history and experiencing the Viking past. It consists of three main areas representing different periods of Viking history: a recreation of a marketplace…

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Several of the original posts from the Ravning Bridge are displayed in the Kongernes Jelling Centre, alongside a multimedia display about the bridge itself with an artists impression of the original. The bridge, constructed in 979 or 980 lies 10km…

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The Ravning Bridge (Danish Ravningbroen) is one of the most important archaeological sites in Denmark. It is located in the valley of the River Vejle, around 10km south of the important fortification at Jelling, crossing what is now known as Ravning…

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A short promotional video about the Museet Ribes Vikinger and Ribe VikingCentre.

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This plaque in Orkney indicates the location of St Olaf's Kirk in Kirkwall, from which Kirkwall may derive it's name.

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The valley of Herjólfsdalur was excavated in the 1970s, with the oldest remains dated to the ninth century: a century older than the first inhabitant (Herjólfur Bárðarson) mentioned in the historical records. This reconstructed farmhouse is…

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The valley of Herjólfsdalur was excavated in the 1970s, with the oldest remains dated to the ninth century: a century older than the first inhabitant (Herjólfur Bárðarson) mentioned in the historical records. This reconstructed farmhouse is…
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