Old Norse Culture
Norway & Iceland
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All photos by Jason Mills or Jordanna Max Brodsky.
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Prow carvingsCloseup of the carvings on the prow of the Oseberg Viking Ship, a ninth century burial vessel now on display at Oslo's Viking Ship Museum.
Oseberg animal headOne of five exquisitely carved animal heads found in the burial chamber of the Oseberg ship. On display at Oslo's Viking Ship Museum.
Viking helmA medieval Viking helm like the one Ingharr might wear. Museum of Cultural History, Oslo, Norway.
Viking clothingReproduction Viking Age clothing at the excellent Lofotr Viking Museum, Borg, Norway.
SpinningA quick lesson in Norse spinning techniques at the Viking Festival, held on the grounds of the Lofotr Viking Museum, Norway.
Longboat under sailA small replica of a Viking longboat, part of the Lofotr Viking Museum in Borg, Norway.
Viking LonghouseReplica longhouse built right next to the site of the excavations of the largest longhouse ever discovered in Europe. Part of the Lofotr Viking Museum in Borg, Norway.
Freydis EriksdottirA wax figure of Freydis in Reykjavik's Saga Museum, depicting the scene in Erik the Red's Saga, when she places a sword against her bared breast to scare off the Native Americans.