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Neil Price (Uppsala University), ‘ My Vikings’. Chaired by Roderick Dale. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

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Freya af Göteborg [Freya of Gothenburg]. Charter expedition ship with highest ice class for Arctic/Antarctic sea ice. Owner: Rederi AB Origo/Origo Shipping Company. Home port: Göteborg Hamn [Gothenburg Harbour], Sweden. Built 1981, named Fyrbjörn.…

3 fridge magnets, 2 from Sweden and 1 from Norway. The two magnets to the left are probably from recent years, ( since 2010), while the one to far right is probably from 1980's. The magnets are classic examples of the stereotypical Viking with…

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Jamtli is the museum for the Jämtland and Härjedalen regions. It is an open-air museum, and also houses the Överhogdal tapestries.

Kulturen manages a number of museums and open-air museums in southern Sweden. The main museum is Kulturen i Lund which is also near Universitetsmuseet

This staff has been found in Gävle (Gastrikland, Sweden) in a grave in which have been also discovered weaponry and jewellery. It has been made from iron with ornamentation with bronze animal heads. In the lower part it has ring with tree iron…

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,…

In one section of the Swedish History Museum in Stockholm representing the Viking period, Swedish women are represented in one individual display case by a great number of keys found in various archaeological digs. Keys are everyday and familiar…

Viking-age key on display at the Swedish History Museum, Stockholm. Found in grave of "princess of Birka" (ca. 8th-10th century).

Finds from a vǫlva's grave in Köpingsvik, Öland. There is an 82 cm long wand of iron with bronze details and a unique model of a house on the top. There is also a pitcher from Persia or Central Asia, and a West European bronze bowl. Dressed in a…

One of four early Viking-Age picture stones from Stora Hammars in Gotland, featuring scenes of battle, and imagery interpreted as having a mythical or religious referent. Dated to c. 550 - 799AD.For a series of high res images, see…

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1988 LP album Kramgoa Låtar 16 [Lit. 'Cuddly Tracks 16'] seen in second-hand shop, Frederikshavn, Denmark 2016. Artists: Vikingarna. Swedish dance band formed 1958, dissolved 2004, comeback 2016. (Different members along the way.) 11 million records…

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…

A silver pendant from Aska, Östergötland, Sweden, dating to the Viking Age (800 - 1099) and on display in the Swedish History Museum. It is widely believed to represent the Norse goddess Freyja with the brisingamen necklace. For higher…

This blot was held at the ancient pagan burial mounds of Uppsala and was organised by Samfundet Forn Sed Sverige.
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