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A pre-Viking razor fragment from theLate Bronze Age, period V. FromStrærup, Sogn.For a higher resolution image see

A drawing of a dragon prow on slate, with part of the ship visible on this fragment. From the Norse site at Jarlshof, Shetland. This is a replica: the original is in the National Museum of Scotland.

This photograph was taken in West Runton, and appears to show a model of a dragon-prowed ship under construction. It may be connected to the Sheringham Viking Festival, held in the neighbouring town in North Norfolk in February.

Postcard depicting a modern commemorative "runestone" in the Jardin des Plantes, Rouen – a gift from the Kingdom of Norway. "In 1911 the city of Rouen celebrated the millenium of the founding of the Duchy of Normandy and the baptism of the…

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Carved wooden bookends, modelled on viking ship prow. Seen in Ribe VikingCenter.

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.…

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Small ornament of a Viking ship prow with dragon head and Iceland inscription

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Small Viking ship with prow ornament, produced by Sólarfilma ehf. Photographed in an Icelandic souvenir shop

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Icelandic souvenir metal Viking ship ornament, photographed in a tourist shop near Gullfoss.

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Brightly painted replica galley with a dragon head on display in the Up Helly A' Exhibition in Lerwick, Shetland.

The Up Helly A' is a festival celebrated on the 24th day after Christmas in Shetland. The celebrations involve a parade of 1000…

This Viking Ship seat outside the Orkneyinga Saga Centre at Orphir, Orkney is a good spot for photos.

A blog post from Tamara Bakx, about a visit to an exhibition on Dragons and the history of Limburg. The blog post is named 'Vikings adventure in The Netherlands'.

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T-Shirt from a tourist shop in Iceland with a depiction of a stylised dragon head from the prow of a Viking ship. If you know the original or reconstruction which is the basis of this design, please let us know.
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