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Realms Of Gold The Novel: Harrogate Hoard: Viking Gold The hoard was found by…

Realms Of Gold The Novel: Harrogate Hoard: Viking Gold The hoard was found by father and son David and Andrew Whelan while metal detecting near Harrogate in David described the find as a "ball covered with mud".

Disk Brooch, Frankish, 6th century. Silver, garnets, gilt with patterned foil backings, emeralds.

Disk Brooch Date: century Culture: Frankish Medium: Silver, garnets; gilt with patterned foil backings, emeralds; silver back with gilt,.

Viking inlaid Axe Head- British Museum, 1000-1050 AD

Viking inlaid Axe Head- British Museum, AD Same form as Native American tomahawks (pipe tomahawks)

The Norse Vikings groomed their hair on a regular basis. This is a large bone comb, with a carving of a mythical animal dated (800-900) AD.

Norse Viking, large bone comb, carving of a mythical animal dated AD.

Viking age / Vikings were prone to vanity, even when on raids, as indicated by…

Historical Artefact Iron battle axe with gold inlay in the Scandinavian Ringerike style of the century. The axe was found at Botnhamn in northen Norway.