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

The round 'Kirk' at Orphir was built in the late eleventh or early twelfth century, possibly by Earl Hakon. It was dedicated to Saint Nicholas and its round style is based on the Ecclesia Sancti Sepulchri in Jerusalem: a fashion probably brought home…

A donation box in the Orkneyinga saga Centre in Orphir, Orkney, featuring an open-mouthed face (viking?) with accompanying runic inscription.

'The Orkneyinga saga Centre, Orphir, tells the story of the Norse Earls of Orkney using The Orkneyinga…
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