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Assorted luxury items, including beads and jewellery from excavations in Ribe. Details about the exhibition can be found at

Article in the Independent newspaper discussing the find of a tenth-century crucifix in Denmark (the Aunslev Cross) which is very similar to one found in Sweden, and provides evidence of adoption of Christianity in Denmark at an earlier date than…

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A well-equipped grave at Randers in Denmark included a brooch that was probably of Irish or Scottish origin.

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Four boat burials and several other burials from the period immediately before the Viking Age were found after a chance metal detector find in Bitterstad, Norway. Excavations on the site showed that the boats were c. 8m long with room for 12 rowers.…

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Bracelet from Memento Mori gothic jewellery & viking age art boutique, Copenhagen, Denmark. Black leather band with Odin’s ravens Hugin and Munin holding a silver ring lock with the words ‘memento mori’.

Based on the design on the Mask Stone from Aarhus (Rune stone DR 66).

Discovered in Öland, Köping in Sweden and dating to the Viking Age. It depicts a female figure in elaborate dress holding a cup or horn, and may represent a Valkyrie. For more images of this item, see…

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

Openwork disc, copper alloy. Gotland, Sweden 500-700 AD. AN1909.96. Photographed in the Ashmolean Museum

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Brooches from a woman's grave discovered on Unst, on display in Shetland Museum and Archives. These are replicas of the items held in the National Museum of Scotland.

Round brooch in the collections of the MAA, Cambridge. Photo taken during the Languages, Myths and Finds workshop on handling artefacts. More information about this artefact forthcoming.

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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Viking silver neck ring described as having woven strands and knobbed terminals. Dating to the tenth or eleventh centuries. Held in the Hunt Museum Collections.
HCA 452

One of two unique silver oval brooches from chamber grave 5 from eastern part of southern cemetery in Hedeby. This brooch is covered with filigree ornamentation.

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A replica of a silver pendant found in Östergötland, Sweden and on display in Historiska Museet, Stockholm. It is widely believed to represent the goddess Freyja. These earrings and pendants were seen in Museet Ribes Vikinger.

Anglo-Scandinavian silver finger ring from Thetford, Norfolk. 900-1050.

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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Souvenir Handmade Icelandic Magic Runes: Viking Runic Script. Various necklaces and jewelry featuring runes, Thor's hammers and replica animal bones. Found in a souvenir shop in Iceland.

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