ome of the Lewis Chessmen may not have been chessmen at all according to new research. The and century gaming pieces which were discovered in Uig on the Isle of Lewis in 1831 are considered to be Scotland’s most renowned archaeological find.
Viking Silk Cap - found in York in Britain, the city the Vikings called Yorvik. It is one of the most unusual and interesting objects found during the Coppergate excavations. Silk must have been an exotic material in Century Britain.
Museum : Museum of Cultural History, Oslo Artefact : Bracelet Material : bronze County : Aust-Agder Municipality : Grimstad CadastralName : MOLLAND period : Viking FindCategory : tumulus / burial find Description : Beautiful Bracelet Bronze, central Petersen: Viking Age jewelery, Fig. 188, but eagles with crosses and small triangles. Two backs smooth, apart from a dotted line, which forms the boundary on all sides. Something rusty but well preserved. St. diameter: 7.3 cm.