Ancient vikings

Ancient Viking Scandinavian Gold Axe Amulet/Pendant Circa 11th Century

Ancient Viking Scandinavian Gold Axe Amulet/Pendant Circa Century, I think I could hand press for my next wire weaving.

Ancient Viking bronze brooches.

Various ring brooches of copper alloy or bronze. Nothing Ancient or viking about them - Missy Birgit [[[orig caption:Ancient Viking bronze brooches.

Viking Ring ~ Ancient bronze spirals curl around the finger for this interesting design. This is actually really similar to my engagement ring...

Viking Ring ~ Ancient bronze spirals curl around the finger for this interesting design. This is actually really similar to my engagement ring.

Ancient Viking Craftsman door. 900 yrs old? Now THAT'S QUALITY!!!

This Door Is 909 Years Old - Built By The Hand Of Viking Craftsman In 1100 AD. Crafting was one of the past times for the vikings, one amazing craft by a viking was this door that survived through the years.

ancient Viking spear-head! Dates from the 4th - 8th century AD

Amazing ancient Viking spear-head - dates from the - century AD (My mom's maiden name Spjut means Spear!

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.

Some of the Lewis Chessmen may not have been chessmen at all according to new research.    The 12th and 13th 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. An article by David Caldwell, Mark Hall and Caroline Wilkinson in the journal Medieval Archaeology suggests that many of the 93 ivory pieces may have been used in a game called hnefatafl – an ancient Viking board game that pre-dates…

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.

GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage ... shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in 450-600AD. The project, carried out by Oxford University, is particularly interesting because it would seem that this genetic make-up bears out those old traditions and clichés about how [people] relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take…

Ancient boundaries are the strongest

GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage . shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in The project, carried out by

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