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Double-shelled oval brooch of gilt bronze, ornamented with zoomorphic designs, and blue glass bead with two segments from a Viking grave group from Kneep Head, Valtos, Uig, Isle of Lewis, 900 - 1000

9th C. Finland Double Horse head

Archaeology in Europe - The Manufacture of Viking Oval Brooches

Bed found in a Viking grave

Beads found in Birka grave 515.  In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

Mass Grave of the Headless Vikings: Archaeologists were digging up side of a roadway in Dorset when they unearthed a mass grave containing headless remains of 54 Viking mercenaries. Read more: http://www.cracked.com/article_19837_the-7-most-terrifying-archaeological-discoveries.html#ixzz2bPwwhZr9

Viking Omega Brooch A very nice Viking penannular brooch (900-1000 AD), in silver or a tin alloy, with much granular decoration, and four ancient bronze coins with German legends on them used as decorative pendants. Size: 58 mm wide x approximately 83 mm in length.

Brooches of the Viking era Urnes Style

Birka grave 526, skeleton grave.

Valkyrie Bust

Viking Box brooch made of partially gilt bronze, covered with silver and gold decorated with niello, filigree, and granulation. Martens Grotlingbo, Gotland, Sweden, eleventh century. Statens Historiska Museum, Stockholm. #VikingBrooch #VonGiesbrechtJewels

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

Birka grave 515, a skeleton grave.

Vеrby Viking hoard, Sweden 10th century

Beads and pendant, Viking Age, Birka grave 642, Sweden. 41 beads and 3 bead pendants.

Oval Brooches Based on Find from Snasen, Norway Openwork Design 8th - 10th Century 2" x 3"

Viking millefiori beads. From Scandinavia c 800 to 1000 (from Dubin, Lois S. The History of Beads from 30,000 B.C. to the Present. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 1987.)

Large Viking Brooch An outstandingly well preserved and absolutely complete bronze Viking brooch with intact needle, featuring magnificent spiral designs and a wonderful green patina. 700 - 900 AD

Viking gold brooch from Hedeby, Germany

Viking age bronze oval brooch. Uppland, Sweden.