A Viking Age colour palette + bit of info on the dyes. And here's a text only page with a great list of dyes definitely and probably used: www.cs.vassar.edu... And some local colour variations, eg purple in Ireland.

A Viking Age colour palette + bit of info on the dyes. And here's a text only page with a great list of dyes definitely and probably used: www. And some local color variations, eg purple in Ireland.

Amazing recreations of Viking Age burials by re-enactment group Andrimners Hemtagare

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We are dead-serious about reenactment. © 2017 Andrimners Hemtagare These pictures are meant to illustrate what viking age graves might have looked like.

British Isles, around 920 showing the Viking Age

British Isles, England - Ca. - Viking Age - Jorvik - Five Boroughs - East Anglia - Lancashire

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Viking timeline Note vikings were also nordic teutonic lineage. But nordic teutonic is not viking.

The eldest runestones, inscribed with Norse runes, date from the 4th century…

The Viking Runes. The eldest runestones, inscribed with Norse runes, date from the century. These were the Elder Futhark runes. However, the most of the runestones were created during the late Viking Age and thus inscribed with theYounger Futhark.

VIKING SWORD DISCOVERED IN NORWAY OSLO, NORWAY—A sword from the late Viking Age has been discovered in a burial in Langeid, a village in southern Norway.

A unique sword (pictured) with gold details and a mysterious inscription has been unearthed in southern Norway. Experts believe the elaborate weapon could belong to one of King Canute’s hand-picked men who fought in battles with King Ethelred of England

Amazing recreations of Viking Age burials by re-enactment group Andrimners Hemtagare

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Amazing recreations of Viking Age burials by re-enactment group Andrimners Hemtagare - look at her spinning kit.

Viking Age molds for making silver pendants--Crucifixes & Mjolnir (Thor's Hammer). The far right mold could be used for making either depending on the customer. Mjolnir pendants only became popular to compete with the crosses worn by those with the new religion at the spread of Christianity.

Viking Age molds for making silver pendants--Crucifixes & Mjolnir (Thor's Hammer). Mjolnir pendants only became popular to compete with the crosses worn by those with the new religion at the spread of Christianity.

The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience. It was distinguished by its narrow keel and shallow draught. This made even the largest ocean-going warships suitable for sailing onto beaches and up rivers. Such tactics enabled, for example, the siege of Paris to be carried out in the year 885.

Viking Drinking Horn Vessels and Accessories

The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience.

Anglo-Saxon Britain  Currently working on a paper concerning the comitatus and it's impact on post Roman Britain.

Anglo-Saxon Britain Currently working on a paper concerning the comitatus and it's impact on post Roman Britain.

Last week last week I had the honour of creating this on Ethan from New York. With the help of @narnavarro we freehanded and dotted in the entire design. No solid lines, no stencils. I try my best to be as true to how I believe tattooing could have looked (in this case) the Viking age. This was done by machine as Ethan is a monster of a man, and to tattoo this by hand would take a lot longer than we both had available to us. I look forward to seeing you again soon dude and extending the…

Last week last week I had the honour of creating this on Ethan from New York. With the help of we freehanded and dotted in the entire design. No solid lines, no stencils. I try my best to be as true to how I believe tattooing could have looked

Hurstwic: Clothing in the Viking Age

Hurstwic: Clothing in the Viking Age

asatru-ingwaz: “Viking Treasure The treasure was found in 1875 in connection with trenching on the Hoen farm by the Drammenselva river in Buskerud county. The place was strategically located in relation to travel routes in the Viking Age and control...

The gold treasure from the Viking Age found on the Hoen farm in (Photo: Museum of Cultural History, Oldsakssamlingen) The Hoen Treasure is the biggest finding of gold jewelry from the Viking Era

Amazing recreations of Viking Age burials by re-enactment group Andrimners Hemtagare

Amazing recreations of Viking Age burials by re-enactment group Andrimners Hemtagare. Not sure why the man has a salt-box hanging from his belt (that's what reenactment vendors make those odd two-horn boxes for I believe).

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