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.cs.vassar.edu... And some local colour variations, eg purple in Ireland.

The only whole spear dated Viking Age. The stele is 195 cm long, 1-2,5 cm in diameter, spearhead is 45,5 cm long. The Lendbreen ice patch, Norway  http://sagy.vikingove.cz/lov-sobu-na-lendbreenu/

The only whole spear dated Viking Age. The stele is 195 cm long, 1-2,5 cm in diameter, spearhead is 45,5 cm long. The Lendbreen ice patch, Norway http://sagy.vikingove.cz/lov-sobu-na-lendbreenu/

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

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

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

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

Nordo-Celtic knot symbolizing the Drakkar longships paired with the central Icelandic Vegvisir ("sign post"), which is a type of late medieval bind-rune that was a magic sigil to prevent the bearer from getting "lost in the storm". The Vegvisir is often erroneously identified as a Viking-age rune.

Nordo-Celtic knot symbolizing the Drakkar longships paired with the central Icelandic Vegvisir ("sign post"), which is a type of late medieval bind-rune that was a magic sigil to prevent the bearer from getting "lost in the storm". The Vegvisir is often erroneously identified as a Viking-age rune.

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