Bartosz Tokarski

Bartosz Tokarski

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Viking silver pendant/ Dalsland

Viking silver pendant/ Dalsland

An overview of Norse helmet finds. Apart from the Gjermundbu helmet there are also three surviving (and much less known) mask fragments. The domes of the reconstructions are educated guesses. The St. Wenceslaus helmet (bottom) was probably made in Germany but decorated on Gotland. All the helmets have flashy decorations. The purpose of the mask was probably to prevent the wearer from being recognised and haunted by the spirits of those he kills, a superstition that died out with…

An overview of Norse helmet finds. Apart from the Gjermundbu helmet there are also three surviving (and much less known) mask fragments. The domes of the reconstructions are educated guesses. The St. Wenceslaus helmet (bottom) was probably made in Germany but decorated on Gotland. All the helmets have flashy decorations. The purpose of the mask was probably to prevent the wearer from being recognised and haunted by the spirits of those he kills, a superstition that died out with…

Viking pendant in guilded silver filigree, grave find from Sweden.

Viking pendant in guilded silver filigree, grave find from Sweden.

Diamond twill weave fabric from the Oseberg burial, in the Kulturhistorik Museum, Norway.

Diamond twill weave fabric from the Oseberg burial, in the Kulturhistorik Museum, Norway.

Holger Arbman - Birka I. Page showing banded decorative whetstones found in various Birka graves.

Holger Arbman - Birka I. Page showing banded decorative whetstones found in various Birka graves.

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Viking spearheads

Viking spearheads

1907 article about the naalbinded, linen stockings from 12th century Delsberg/Delémont, Switzerland. The entire article can be downloaded for free from the University of Heidelberg.

1907 article about the naalbinded, linen stockings from 12th century Delsberg/Delémont, Switzerland. The entire article can be downloaded for free from the University of Heidelberg.

Nålebinding mitten.  To the left of the mitten is a needle holder, needles. The Vikings of Bjornstad - Viking Museum Iceland - X wiek, Arnheidstadir

Nålebinding mitten. To the left of the mitten is a needle holder, needles. The Vikings of Bjornstad - Viking Museum Iceland - X wiek, Arnheidstadir