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"Borgund Stave Church in Norway, built in the late 1100s. When the Vikings became Christians, they built churches like this one, more than 1,000 of them."

Wooden Door of the Stave Kirke at URNES, Norway Date: 1050-1070 This beautiful ornate wooden door demonstrates that by the 11th century Scandinavia had become a Christian society but some viking traditions remained such as the intertwining animals and forest in this church door.