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Michael 123 is a stone cross fragment in Kirk Michael on the Isle of Man. It depicts a woman in a trailing dress with a staff in her hand on the upper part. The lower part depicts a tethered, saddled horse. The side of the cross includes a runic…

Late Viking Age granite rune-stone, originally from Morby in Uppland, Sweden, now in Universitetsparken, Uppsala. Signed by the renowned rune-carver Øpir, it was commissioned by a woman, probably called Gullaug, in memory of her daughter Gillaug,…

Runes and Vikings.pptx
A powerpoint presentation aimed at first-year undergraduates. it introduces the use and misuse of runes.

Wooden rule with the younger futhark burnt into it, updated to include additional modern letters. Made by Sofie Louise Jensen.

A basket of rune sticks using the younger futhark creatively to add modern letters not represented in the younger futhark. The runes have been burnt into the wood rather than carved. These were created by Sofie Louise Jensen (Runeristeren).

A runic sign at Tønsberg Viking Festival. It reads Heiðrún. Heiðrún was the goat that produced mead for the einherjar in Valhalla.

A pseudo-runic code in Leeds is part of a mystery event where participants have to solve the clues

A poster produced by Anne-Kathrin Schoerner for the Conference 'Rediscovering the Vikings: Reception, Recovery, Englagement' at University College Cork, 25-26 November 2016 (Organised by the World-Tree Project). The hnefatafl players are based on an…

A replica of Rune stone Gs 19 which was destroyed in a fire in the adjacentOkelbo Kyrka,Gästriklands, Sweden. It isone of the so-called Sigurd Stones, which depict scenes from the legend of the Völsungs. It also includes a unique depiction…

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Copy of Hørningstenen runestone at Vikingemuseet (Viking Museum) Århus Denmark Original at Moesgård Museum Århus Original discovered 1849 by a farmer on his land between Jelling…

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Not every item we receive is wholly serious. This runic banana is an excellent example of modern reuse and engagement with the past. It was left outside the World-Tree office by person or persons unknown.

Gol Stave Church was moved to the Folkemuseum in the late 19th century. Only about one third of the surviving church was used (those parts that were thought to be medieval). The church that stands at the Folkemuseum now was modelled on Borgund Stave…
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