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The Gjermundbu helmet is the only Viking Age helmet that has been found in Norway. It was found in a burial mound near Haugsbygda in Ringerike in 1943 along with remains of mail armour, 2 spears, 2 axes, 4 shield bosses, spurs stirrups, and several…

Stave church, originally from Gol, Hallingdal, Norway, now in the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, Oslo.

Detail from the Oseberg Ship
The Viking ship museum in Oslo houses the Gokstad, Oseberg and Tune ships together with the grave goods from Oseberg.

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The website of the Museum of Cultural History in Oslo which includes a Viking section

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The only surviving Viking Age helmet. It is on display in Oslo

A selection of Viking Age swords on display at the Kulturhistorisk museum in Oslo, Norway.

A comb on display at the Kulturhistorisk museum in Oslo

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The Oseberg ship is on display at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo. It was found in a grave mound at Oseberg in Norway with the remains of two women, and with a large amount of grave goods.

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The Källunge weather vane from Källunge, Gotland, Sweden was once on the church there. It is decorated in a transitional Mammen/Ringerike style.

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St Hallvard's Cathedral was first built in the twelfth century, and fell out of use in the seventeenth century. It's remains are now visible in Oslo.

St Hallvard shot full of arrows and killed when he tried to defend a pregnant woman from attack.…

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Aker i Viken is a small living history group based in Oslo that focuses on Viking-Age handicrafts.
10 things you did not know about Vikings. A comprehensive video about these mythical warrior people who are more popular than ever. Do you think they were bloodthirsty, hairy murderers who just could rob, rape and set fire to the towns they came to?…

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Valhalla Vikinglag is a reenactment group based in Oslo.

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Viking Biking is a company in Oslo that rents bicycles and offers bicycle tours. It uses the image of a horned-helmeted cheerful Viking on a bicycle as its logo.

This motif featuring Viking ships was photographed in Oslo City Hall in 2006. Thank you to Love Archaeology and Royst for information about the location of this item.

A tour bus in Oslo with a Viking with horned helmet on the side.

Freyja is known for Brisingamen, the necklace, and this shop appears to sell a wide range of jewellery of which she might have approved.

Freia began as a brand in Oslo in 1889 when the factory was first founded to produce chocolate. The reason for the name of the company is not known, but Freia is one way of spelling the Norse goddess' name.
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