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The Viking warship Skuldelev 3 in 29.4 meters long, and the largest of the ships scuttled in the Roskilde Fjord. It dates to to c. 1042 and is built from oak from the Dublin area in Ireland and as an impressive warship probably took part in several…

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The well-preserved viking ship Skuldelev 3, a small cargo vessel dating to c. 1040 and probably used for trade and transport in Danish waters and the Baltic. It is on permanent display in the Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde, and was reconstructed as…

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Ottar is a reconstruction of Skuldelev 1, an ocean-going cargo vessel from c. 1030 discovered in the Roskilde Fjord barrier along with several other Viking ships. Ottar was reconstructed by the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde using authentic materials…

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Small items from Hviding Viking settlement, including keys, beads and brooches, demonstrating a wealthy population. Details about the exhibition can be found at http://www.ribesvikinger.dk/en/

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Beads and gaming pieces of amber, some unfinished. Found in Ribe. Details about the exhibition can be found at http://www.ribesvikinger.dk/en/

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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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Lead seal from Byzantine Empire. Refers to Theodosius and dates to c. 840. Found near Ribe Marketplace. Details about the exhibition can be found at http://www.ribesvikinger.dk/en/

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Assorted luxury items, including beads and jewellery from excavations in Ribe. Details about the exhibition can be found at http://www.ribesvikinger.dk/en/

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Imports from Norway to Ribe during the Viking Age included grindstones and soapstone vessels. Details about the exhibition can be found at http://www.ribesvikinger.dk/en/

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Details about the exhibition can be found at http://www.ribesvikinger.dk/en/

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Models of Norse townspeople on the streets of Viking Jorvik. Part of the temporary exhibit Jorvik: Home and Abroad in St Mary’s, Coppergate. Photos taken by Kisha G. Tracy.

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A display demonstrating some of the objects made from horn in York during the Viking Age, including spoons, jewellery and drinking horns. Part of the temporary exhibit Jorvik: Home and Abroad in St Mary’s, Coppergate. Photos taken by Kisha G.…

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A display including some of the items brought from Norway to trade in York during the Viking Age, including dried fish, animal skins, antlers and soapstone, as well as a replica Viking ship. Part of the temporary exhibit Jorvik: Home and Abroad in St…

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Fishamble street is one of the oldest streets in Dublin, and dates back to the Viking longphort, which was established as a permanent settlement by 841. Fishamble street was in the eastern side of the settlement, with Winetavern Street marking the…

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Rune stone inVarpsund,Uppland (U 654). According to theSamnordisk runtextdatabasthe inscription reads: + a--itr : auk * ka(r) auk : kiti : auk : -[l]isi : auk * tiarfr : ris[t]u : stain : þena : aftir : kunlaif : foþur sin is u[a]s…

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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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A print out and colour in map of the Viking World from the Layers of Learning initiative, which is a homeschool curriculum company and produces several free-to-share educational resources for children. A PDF can be downloaded at their website.
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