Viking burial mask, dating from the 10th Century, is believed to be a relic from the tomb of an unknown Viking Warrior. The form is based primarily on the pelvis of a bull, which represents strength and virility. The spinal column and rib cage, which protect the warrior's eyes, are those of a young wolf. The ram's horns give the warrior means to ward off the demons who might attack him on his journey after death. Vikings History, Spinal Columns, Vikings Warriors, Vikings Burial, Rams Horns, Warriors Eye, Unknown Vikings, Ribs Cages, Burial Masks
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Bed post from the Gokstad Viking ship burial. A man in his forties was sent on his last jouney in a burial chamber aboard the Gokstad ship. He was a Viking chieftain who had lived a hard life. Around the year 900, he met a dramatic and violent death. His family gave him a fine burial with many grave gifts, including 12 horses. There were also pictures of stallions on the chieftain´s bed.
Handmade Viking Cauldron Replica Five Litre by RoyalOakArmoury, $330.00 Based on the ship's cauldron found with the Oseberg burial. Made of nine riveted steel plates, and a wrought iron bail, with a heavy-gauge bottom for even heat distribution to prevent burning. The cauldron’s capacity is 5 litres, and it measures 30cm across the brim.