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Plate #12c - Carolingians - 700-800
Carolingian by Tadarida.devianta... on deviantART
Grave goods from the Oseberg ship burial, around 800, Norway Viking
Viking "huts" - is there archeological evidence for this? Looks like the Oseberg tent frame converted to a more permanent solution.
Vikings by Brynjar Ágústsson s:660-4403, via Flickr
Dublin Viking Festival 2009 by gaelrehault, via Flickr
Icelandic Viking I, via Flickr.
picture stone by mararie, via Flickr
Swedish viking done right (not just standard apron dress + plastic beads and nothing else!)
Vikingesværd (Viking sword) - ca. 8th/9th century CE - iron and silver gilded details. On display at the National Museum of Denmark
Gods And Mythology Of Vikings Personally in love with how sassy Hel looks here