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Colors in the Viking Age: Entertainment VS Education

In response to a very well written blog post by Heather about color perception in archaeology, I would like to take the subject a step further and apply it to color representation in historical and archaeological settings. 684 more words

Valsgärdefynden/The Valsgärde Findings

Uppsala Universitets musem för nordiska fornsaker har sedan det grundades 1857, genom en privat donation till universitetet, utökats till närmre tusen fynd från folkvandringstid till medeltid.  1,069 more words


Review: An Early Meal - A Viking age Cookbook

Last year I got interested in Viking Re-enactment, where you try and recreate a certain time-period as realistically as possible, trying to live the way the people back then lived. 813 more words


Iceland to build first temple to Norse gods since Viking age

Referencing: The Oracle Report, Thursday, February 5, 2015

A modern version of Norse paganism has been gaining popularity in recent years as followers see the stories as metaphors for life not worship of the gods… 279 more words


Birka reconstruction based on resources by Agnes Geijer

After the Trondheim reconstruction, I was left with some warp that was too long to just discard, but at the same time, I didn’t want to keep doing the Trondheim brocade. 158 more words

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Maen Achwyfan Again

In a previous post I presented the tenth-century free-standing cross-slab situated in its original base of Maen Achwyfan, near Whitford, Flintshire. This is an addendum, giving you some more photographs of this monument in low winter afternoon light. 120 more words

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