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Gold cross, Aunslev
02.12.2020
Gold cross, Aunslev
An unusual Viking crucifixion pendant was discovered in the Danish field by an amateur metal detector two weeks before Easter. A small gold piece, created in the form of a man with outstretched arms, reminds the image of Christ on the cross. It is the oldest crucifixion in Denmark....
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Silver amulet Freya, Aska
02.12.2020
Silver amulet Freya, Aska
Silver amulet of the Viking period of the Norwegian goddess Freya, found in Aska in the parish of Hagebuhog, a hundred Aska, the municipality of Wadsten, Estergetland, Sweden. Freya is described in many different ways, but her two main aspects are love and fertility. She loves erotic...
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Rallinge Statuette, Sodermanland
02.12.2020
Rallinge Statuette, Sodermanland
Statue of Rällinge is a sitting figure in bronze, found in Södermanland , Sweden in 1904 and timed to the Viking Age . The figure of seven centimeters tall, which wears a tapered headdress, pulls down a sharpened beard and has an erection penis, is often considered the god...
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Eyrarland Statue, Akureyri
02.12.2020
Eyrarland Statue, Akureyri
Eyrarland Statue is a bronze statue of a sitting figure (6.7 cm) from about 1000 g. The statue was restored on Eyrarland farm in Akureyri, Iceland. This object is exhibited at the National Museum of Iceland . The statue can depict the Scandinavian god Thor and / or can be a game. The...
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Silver figure of Odin, Lejre
02.12.2020
Silver figure of Odin, Lejre
Odin of the Leira is a small cast silver figure, dating from around 900 AD, depicting a man on a throne surrounded by two birds and two animal heads. The figurine was found by local amateur archaeologist Tommy Olesen on September 2, 2009 during excavations at the Roskille Museum in a...
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Female viking warrior, Birka
02.12.2020
Female viking warrior, Birka
Warrior woman Viking was a woman buried with the ammunition of an elite professional in a warrior in the tenth century chamber grave in Birka, Sweden. Since the excavation of the grave in 1889, the remains have been considered a male warrior, but osteological analysis and DNA study in...
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Virgohamna, Svalbard
01.12.2020
Virgohamna, Svalbard
One of the most intriguing places in the northwest of Spitsbergen is Virgohamna, on the gloomy gravel island of Dansøya, where the remains of several broken dreams scattered on a lonely beach now lie. Among them are the ruins of three 17th century whaling kilns and eight...
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Saltstraumen, Nordland
01.12.2020
Saltstraumen, Nordland
Salstraumen is a small strait with one of the strongest tidal currents in the world. It is located in the municipality of Bodø in Nurlann County, Norway. It is located about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) southeast of the town of Bodø . The narrow channel connects the outer...
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Atlantic Ocean Road, More og Romsdal
30.11.2020
Atlantic Ocean Road, More og Romsdal
Atlantic Ocean Road or Atlantic - Road is an 8.3 km (5.2 miles) long section of County Road 64 , which passes through an archipelago in Hustadvika and Averøy municipalities of Romsdal County, Norway . It passes by Hustadvika, an unprotected part of the Norwegian Sea, connecting...
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Trolltunga, Vestland
30.11.2020
Trolltunga, Vestland
Trolltunga (English: troll language) is a rock formation located at an altitude of about 1,100 meters (3,600 feet) above sea level in the municipality of Ullenswang in Westland County, Norway. The cliff rises horizontally from the mountain, about 700 meters (2300 feet) above the...
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