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One of a pair of Faroese stamps released in 1989 and designed by Bárður Jákupsson, featuring a Viking Age toy horse found in at the Viking farm at Kvívík, Leirvík and now on display at The National Museum of the…

An animal figurine found in Lolland, originally from a wind-vane (or prow ornament) on a ship. Dating to c. 1000 AD. For a higher-resolution image see

From British Museum Website:

"Dished gilt copper-alloy disc brooch, Urnes style. Within a scalloped border, the convex surface of the circular brooch bears an openwork design of a coiled, ribbon animal in combat with a snake. The head has a…

Based on the Late Viking Age Urnes-Style Pitney Brooch (in the British Museum).

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

VikingGenetics owned by VikingDanmark: coop owned by cattle breeders in Denmark, Sweden & Finland. 30.000 member farmers. Breeds: VikingRed. VikingHolstein. VikingJersey.

From the official website:“VikingGenetics is among the world’s largest…

This company offers horse riding tours in the Reykjavik area, and draws on the Viking origin of Iceland's distinctive breed of horses in their branding and logo, which features Sleipnir (Odin's eight-legged horse).

The international Medieval Animal Data-Network (MAD) was founded in 2005 at the Department of Medieval Studies at Central European University (Budapest) as an attempt to bring together multi-stranded intellectual thought concerning human-animal…

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Two autonomous submarines produced by Kongsberg Maritime are named Hugin ('thought') and Munin ('mind') after Odin's ravens, which brought him information.

This distinctive dragon-head stem post probably came from a ship, and was recovered from the River Scheldt in the Netherlands. It has been carbon-dated to the Migration Period and demonstrates that elaborate carved figure-heads pre-dated the Vikings.…

Buckle plate from Åker, Vang in Hedemark dating to around the year 600. On display in the Historisk museum, Oslo

Buckle plate from Åker, Vang in Hedemark dating to around the year 600. On display in the Historisk museum, Oslo
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