Barrel used aboard ships. The Vikings of Bjornstad - Viking Museum Haithabu. The Viking Museum Haithabu is near the site of Hedeby/Haithabu, a major Viking era village and trading center on the Jutland peninsula close to the border between Germany and Denmark. The museum includes a substantial collection of original artifacts and reconstructed buildings representing a small fraction of the town the Vikings would have known. These photos are courtesy of Bryan and Helma Betts.
The Gokstad ship, a Viking ship found in a burial mound at Gokstad farm in Sandar, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway. The 9th C. ship was intended for warfare, trade, transportation of people and cargo. At 76.2 ft long and 17.1 ft wide, built to carry 32 oarsmen, it is the largest of the remarkable three preserved at the Viking Ship Museum, Bygdøy, Oslo, Norway.