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viking longship The dragon head! 'If you think that stupid dragon will protect you, you're wrong!'
These grave goods were found along with some human bones eroding from the sand dunes at Reay in Caithness in 1912. They are characteristic Scandinavian grave goods, indicating a woman's burial dating to around 900 to 1000. Other Viking graves were found nearby. The grave goods comprise brass oval brooches, a bronze ring-headed pin, a steatite spindle whorl, a tinned bronze buckle, an iron horse bit and a small pair of corroded iron tweezers. nms.scran.ac.uk/
Animal-head shapad brooch Bronze Grave find, Stånga kykogård, Stånga, Gotland, Sweden. SHM 13436:B4
10c Bronze oval brooches, Viking