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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is a tidal island off the northeast coast of England. It is also known just as Holy Island. It constitutes the civil parish of Holy Island in Northumberland. Holy Island has a recorded history from the 6th century. - Lindisfarne today... The Viking raid on the Christian monastery at Lindisfarne in AD 793 shocked and frightened people in England.

Viking Key; bronze; loop for suspension at head of bow, which is decorated with pattern of circles and lines.

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.

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.

from AleHorn

Viking Drinking Horn Vessels and Accessories

Pantheon of Oak- braided beard, irminsul spirals like lotus tree of life and hathor hair upside down, with horns and helmet

Viking Gold Knot Ring 9th-11th century AD- 22) LE PONT FORTIFIE DE CHARLES DE CHAUVE: Une nouvelle fois, CHARLES LE CHAUVE achète leur départ contre la somme de 5 000 livres. - Il n'y a pas d'autres menaces avant l'année 885, ce qui tend à montrer l'efficacité du pont. Cette année-là, une armée Viking stationnée à Louvain se dirige vers Rouen, pourchassée par les troupes du roi CHARLES LE GROS (839-+888).