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Censer
17.10.2021
Censer
Cultures/periods: Middle Anglo-Saxon Production date: 9thC(mid) Found/Acquired: Europe: British Isles: England: Norfolk (England): North Elmham Materials: copper alloy; niello Copper-alloy cast censer with an open bowl with a flat base and a rim of...
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Bracelet
16.10.2021
Bracelet
Producer name: F Ahrends & Co Production date: 1870 (circa) Production place: Europe: Scandinavia: Denmark: Sjælland: Copenhagen (county): Copenhagen (city). Gold bracelet with center circle, decorated throughout with openwork interlacing copying 9th-10th...
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Ciborium
15.10.2021
Ciborium
Cultures/periods: Carolingian Production date: 9thC Excavated/Findspot: Europe: British Isles: England: Lancashire: Halton Moor Silver-gilt cup (or bowl); ornamented. The ornamentation consists of embossed medallions, each containing a figure of an animal separated...
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Oseberg Ship Head Post
14.10.2021
Oseberg Ship Head Post
Five unique carved animal heads were found in Oseberg's tomb. Four of them are on display in the Viking Ship Museum. Unfortunately, the fifth is in very poor condition, its remains are stored in the museum vault. Four animal heads were found in the burial chamber and one on the...
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Disc brooch
13.10.2021
Disc brooch
School/style: Urnes style Cultures/periods: Viking (Late Viking Period), Late Anglo-Saxon Production date: 11thC(late) Found/Acquired: Europe: British Isles: England: Somerset (England): Pitney Materials: copper alloy, gold Copper alloy...
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Disc brooch
12.10.2021
Disc brooch
School/style: Borre style Cultures/periods: Viking (Middle Viking Period) Production date: 9thC(late)-10thC Found/Acquired: Europe: Scandinavia: Sweden: Gotland Materials: silver A brooch in the form of a cast silver disc consisting of a plate...
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Comb-case
11.10.2021
Comb-case
Cultures/periods: Viking Production date: 10thC-11thC Found/Acquired: Europe: British Isles: England: North Yorkshire: York Materials: antler Deer antler body with lattice pattern and pointed ends; two holes at one end. Graham-Campbell 1980. The case...
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Casket
10.10.2021
Casket
School/style: Jellinge style; Trewhiddle styl. Cultures/periods: Viking; Late Anglo-Saxon. Production date: 10thC(early). Materials: silver. A silver engraved rectangular side panel from a house-shaped tomb casket. The engraved ornament consists of...
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Bone plaque or button
09.10.2021
Bone plaque or button
School/style: Mammen style Cultures/periods: Viking (Late Viking Period) Found/Acquired: Europe: British Isles: England: Thames, River Materials: Bone Bone plaque or button, circular, depicting a man (head absent) with legs turned upward and connected to the...
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Buckle
08.10.2021
Buckle
Cultures/periods: Viking Production date: 11thC-12thC Excavated/Findspot: Europe: Scandinavia: Norway: Oppland (county): Lom: Botrem Materials: Copper alloy Copper alloy clasp; flat round hinge with protruding tongue in the shape of an animal head; tongue...
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