Viking Gold Plaited Ring - Mar 15, 2013 | TimeLine Auctions Ltd. in United Kingdom
Viking Gold Plaited Ring 9th-11th century AD . A finger ring formed from plaited wire, forged together behind and each end coiled around the other.
Art of the Dark Ages
A Viking penny with an image of Thor’s hammer with a “Hand of God” resting on top on the reverse, and a drawn bow and arrow (possibly a misrepresentation of a ship) on the front. Cast out of...
"The Oseberg burial mound (Norwegian: Oseberghaugen ved Slagen from the Old Norse word haugr meaning mound or barrow) contained numerous grave goods and two female human skeletons. The ship's interment into its burial mound dates from 834 AD, but parts of the ship date from around 800, and the ship itself is thought to be older. It was excavated by Norwegian archaeologist Haakon Shetelig and Swedish archaeologist Gabriel Gustafson in 1904-1905.