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Ölands runinskrifter Fv1911;274B, originally from Resmo Church in Öland, and now on display in the Swedish History Museum (Historiska museet). Viking Age. According to Rundata the inscription reads: ...ina ' eftiʀ ' sueinu ' boanta ' sin '…

Photos of the Kylver stone (G 88), one of the few older futhark rune stone inscriptions, dating from c. 400 AD. It consists of a complete older futhark rune row followed by a tree-like rune (probably a repeating Tiwaz rune) and a palindrome 'SUEUS'.…

Brooch from Etelhem in Gotland (now in Historiska museet) inscribed with older futhark runes and dating to the period 400-500AD. According to Rundata one reading is as follows: mk mrla wrt(a)a Ek, erilaz, worta. I, the eril, wrought.

Rune stone DR 359, with an inscription in runes from the older futhark. Originally from Istaby, Blekinge, and now housed in the Historiska museet.It has been dated to the period 520-570, and is one of the few runestones from this early period.…

A bronze ear scoop (c. 800-1099) from Birka discovered in excavations on the island of Birka (Björkö) in the late nineteenth century. For higher resolution and more images, see the website here

This beautiful ear scoop was discovered in excavations on the island of Birka (Björkö) in the late nineteenth century. It features a figure which has been interpreted as a valkyrie, and was probably a very high-status item.For higher…

A silver crucifix from Björkö in Sweden discovered in the late nineteenth century and housed in The Swedish History Museum (Historiska). Often considered the oldest crucifix in Sweden. For more images and higher resolution, see hereA very…

Tjängvide image stone (G 110) from near Ljugarn, Gotland and housed in the Historiska museet in Stockholm, Sweden. It includes a runic memorial inscription as well as a series of images including the widely reproduced depiction of a figure on an…
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