museum-of-artifacts: “ Viking sword with beautiful decorations. The extreme nature of the ornamentation on this sword, combined with the unusual (for Scandinavia) motifs coupled with the apparent lack of a fuller (lenticular, ‘grooveless’ sword.
The Sigurd Portal - Carved doorposts of the medieval stave church at Hylestad, Setesdal, Norway. Sigurd the Volsung killing the dragon Fafnir (piercing his heart). Here, Fafnir is depicted as a serpent. Sigurd is riding his horse Grami.