Viking Gold Ring with Punched Triangles 10th-11th century AD . A cast finger ring with expanding hoop and raised median band, the outer face impressed with punchmarks, each a triangle with pellets in the corners.

Viking Gold Ring ~ With punched triangles Circa century AD . A cast finger ring with expanding hoop and raised median band, the outer face impressed with punchmarks, each a triangle with pellets in the corners.

Viking woman clothing : diamond twill wool. Viking jewelry from Birka and Gotland : tortoise (oval) brooches, trefoil brooch, small round brooch, spiral arm ring. Birka knife. Viking pottery.

Viking jewelry from Birka and Gotland : tortoise (oval) brooches, trefoil brooch, small round brooch, spiral arm ring. i thought this was a beautiful picture

The world's only existing Viking helmet.

“ The Gjermundbu helmet find: Haugsbygd in Ringerike, Eastern Norway, 1943 Museum of Cultural History, Oslo ” “ “This iron helmet is the only one that is found in Scandinavia dating back to the Viking.

Viking picture stone

Viking picture stone ~ The Vikings were the Scandinavian seafarers, warriors, and pirates who raided and colonized wide areas of Europe from the to the century.

Dragon heads on the bow of the viking ships were supposed to protect against the evil spirits of the sea.

Dragon heads on the bow of the viking ships were supposed to protect against the evil spirits of the sea. Whatever, it's art.

Jarlshof - near Sumburgh, Shetland Islands, Great Britain; the Viking settlement of the Jarlshof site was hidden until a storm in the late 1800s exposed some of the remains from late Iron Age buildings (before 800 AD); built in a circular fashion around a central hub with small rooms and storage areas leading off of it.

Jarlshof is the best known prehistoric archaeological site in Shetland, Scotland. It has been described as "one of the most remarkable archaeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles". It contains remains dating from 2500 BC up to the century AD.

The Trelleborg near Slagelse on the Danish island of Zealand.  Similar to the other Viking ring castles found so far, it was designed as an exact circle with two roads that crossed at right angles in the geometric center and led to the four gates with two always opposite to each other. In each of the four quarters stood four almost identical longhouses arranged in a square.  The whole fortress may have supplied room for some 1,300 people.  It was contructed near the year 1000.

Viking Ring Fortress, Trelleborg/ trelleborg a collective name of circular forts in Denmark and southern Sweden. 5 are dated to the reign of herald Bluetooth first discovered example named after trellebrog near slagelse,denmark.

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