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An Incinerator at Richmond Hill, near Douglas, designed by architects Savage & Chadwick to reference the sails of Viking ships, and the Norse heritage of the Island.

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The Ladby burial mound, containing a high-status ship burial - the only one so far discovered in Denmark. The remains of the Ladby ship are preserved in a museum situated in the mound itself. For more information, see

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Photo by Flickr userMandiasof the Ladby Viking ship burial. The museum is built around the excavated Viking ship in its original location. For more information, visit

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A Viking-Age ship burial from the late ninth century / early tenth century was excavated beneath this ship setting now marking out the site in Balladoole on the Isle of Man. It contained a rich burial of a high-status man and woman with a horse and…

Poster from the 1930s advertising Scandinavia as a travel destination with the slogan 'See the Lands of the Vikings'. A. Bortzells TR. AB. STMLN

A Viking-ship-themed stage at the National Day celebrations in Bergen, Norway, 2015.

A blog by Irish archaeologist Alva Mac Gowan, documenting this year's summer voyage with the reconstructed Viking ship Havhingsten (the Sea Stallion from Glendalough) as it takes part in the Kongens Togt (King's Journey) commemorating Cnut's conquest…

A ship from the Viking River Cruises line seen in dock in Dresden. Photographed by Angelika Schoerner.

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 ship and bird designs are based on…

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Part of the keel, rib and stern from a 20-25m ocean-going vessel from around the year 600AD. Found in a river west of Gredstedbro, Denmark. Details about the exhibition can be found at

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An anchor from one of Ribe's Viking ships, the most important means of trade with this important market town. Details about the exhibition can be found at

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Iron axes, scrapers, and clinker nails associated with ship building or repair in Ribe. Details about the exhibition can be found at

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Fabric soaked in tar and inserted between the planks of a clinker-built ship helped to keep it watertight and reduce wear on the planks. Details about the exhibition can be found at

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A reconstruction of the marketplace in Ribe, including craftspeople, stalls, and a cart and ship used for trading goods. Details about the exhibition can be found at

Baldoyle United Football Club draws on the Viking heritage and seafaring culture of Dublin and its surroundings with this logo depicting a Viking ship.

Hat in a souvenir shop in Lerwick, Shetland, featuring a Viking ship, and produced by Beechfield Original Headwear

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Metal sculpture 'Baite Viking Ship' evoking a beached Viking vessel, by artist Betty Newman-Maguire. Located near to the controversial Dublin City Council Civic Offices development on Wood Quay. Dublin Millennium Commission, 1988.

Documentary about the replica of the Gokstad ship that crossed the Atlantic in the late nineteenth century. For more information, see

Silver tea caddy spoon produced by Charles Horner, featuring a viking ship with dragon prow.

Postcard of the burning of the galley at Lerwick's Up Helly Aa. On the reverse there are runes which appear to read 'Viking Prints', though the alphabet used is the older futhark.
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