Norse knotwork. Notice the similarity to Celtic knot work. The vikings had outposts and capitols in Ireland from their raiding and the two cultures mingled.
Happisburgh Hand Axe - 700,000 Year Old Flint axe head found in Norfolk UK. Amazing!!
archaeology & prehistoric ...
Hand Stitched Leather Gransfors Bruks Axe-Head Sheath
Viking axe. For more Viking facts please follow and check out www.vikingfacts.com don't forget to support and follow the original Pinner/creator. Thx
Blacksmith - Sword & Knife Styles
This finely pointed flint tool found in London was made by early humans around 350,000 years ago, long before homo sapiens reached Britain, but the way it has been shaped shows a strong feeling for symmetry and even 'beauty'.
Ancient Sites and Artefacts
Stone Age Axes Britannica More
Aquila Bronze Age Unit
Carved Polished Stone Hand-axes -- Jomon (Neo) Period -- Circa 12,000-300 BCE -- Discovered in Iwami, Japan Findspot: Iwami, Japan -- Photo courtesy of The British Musuem
Ancient Viking Scandinavian Gold Axe Amulet/Pendant Circa 11th Century
Spiritual, Icons, Myths, Symbols
Japanese axe which we had to use during the 08 recession ....
A seashell beautifully placed in a Palaeolithic tool (from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge) Via @Iris T. archaeology
Teignbridge Archaeological Society