Viking house, Dhruv Chakkamadam on ArtStation at http://www.artstation.com/artwork/viking-house

Viking house, Dhruv Chakkamadam on ArtStation at http://www.artstation.com/artwork/viking-house

Viking age house. From Vikings, HISTORY’s first scripted series.

Viking age house. From Vikings, HISTORY’s first scripted series.

Cutaway picture of a Viking house...the door is in the wrong place, for a typical Viking longhouse the door should be off center on one of the long walls.

Cutaway picture of a Viking house...the door is in the wrong place, for a typical Viking longhouse the door should be off center on one of the long walls.

The Vikings did not always set out with war in mind. Finds of large cargo ships and wealthy trading towns give a more nuanced picture of the period. It was a time in which trading in everything from slaves to silk and iron flourished. Finds of Arabic silver coins in Scandinavia and a small Buddha figure in Sweden testify to how distant the trading connections could be.

The Vikings did not always set out with war in mind. Finds of large cargo ships and wealthy trading towns give a more nuanced picture of the period. It was a time in which trading in everything from slaves to silk and iron flourished. Finds of Arabic silver coins in Scandinavia and a small Buddha figure in Sweden testify to how distant the trading connections could be.

i feele like i have this cabin/hut fever or something like i am lovingg this so would live in it if i had to.

i feele like i have this cabin/hut fever or something like i am lovingg this so would live in it if i had to.

An entry from Chimney Smoke

An entry from Chimney Smoke

Stave Church from Little Norway in Mt. Horeb, WI that is being dissembled and resembled in Trondheim, Norway.

Viking long house with a stone-lined hearth in the middle. A fire was kept for cooking and heating and the smoke escaped through a hole in the roof. The hall was often smoky and smelly. The floor of the hall was made of hard-packed earth, covered with ree

Viking long house with a stone-lined hearth in the middle. A fire was kept for cooking and heating and the smoke escaped through a hole in the roof. The hall was often smoky and smelly. The floor of the hall was made of hard-packed earth, covered with ree

Viking Drinking Horn Vessels and Accessories

Viking Drinking Horn Vessels and Accessories

Viking& Home- Setting of the film & und die starken M& Bavaria Filmstadt, Munich

Nid douillet --  viking house. I should model a goat house or chicken coop after this someday.

Nid douillet -- viking house. I should model a goat house or chicken coop after this someday.

Icelandic viking - The Saga museum  - inside view of traditional Icelandic house

Icelandic viking - The Saga museum - inside view of traditional Icelandic house

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