There are not many depictions of people from the Viking era. Here are two wooden figures from Oseberg in Norway (copies). - I want to carve these out of wood or cast them in bronze and make a chess set!
Freyja (meaning “Lady” in Old Norse) is one of the most recognized goddesses in Norse mythology. She is the Vanic beauty and love, sister of Frey (“Lord”). It is thought that the names listed as “Lord” and “Lady” may actually represent titles, rather than proper names. Her home, Sessrumnir, awaits those that are first chosen after having fallen in battle (Odin receives the second half of the chosen to live with him in Valhalla).
Time Travel: These Norwegian children have traveled back to the medieval period and practice archery. (Illustration: NRK Super) ... During the 8th and 11th century CE, the norse, pagan, people were under constant attack of the christian franks, who tried to exterminate every european non-christian! As a result children had to learn 'martial arts', from early age on!