Maciej Płaszczyński

Maciej Płaszczyński

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In 1904 a remarkable archaeological site was uncovered at Oseberg, Norway. It consisted of an astonishingly well-preserved Viking ship that contained the remains of two women along with a wide array of accompanying grave goods. This vessel, which is widely celebrated as one of the finest finds of the Viking Age, had been buried within a large mound or haugr. The ship under excavation.

In 1904 a remarkable archaeological site was uncovered at Oseberg, Norway. It consisted of an astonishingly well-preserved Viking ship

The amazingly weird and wonderful embroidery fragment from the Oseberg ship. Museum : Kulturhistorisk museum, UiO. MuseumNo : O1904_tekstil. InventoryNo : CfO0674. There are scans of the watercolour drawings of this fragment from Osebergfunnet Vol 4 here: http://awanderingelf.weebly.com/1/post/2012/09/12th-night.html

The amazingly weird and wonderful embroidery fragment from the Oseberg ship…

Viking age grave find from Havor, Hablingbo, Gotland, Sweden. 371932. SHM 7785:81i. Carnelian and glass.  In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

Viking age grave find from Havor, Hablingbo, Gotland, Sweden. In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

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