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Oseberg Ship: Astonishingly Well-Preserved Viking Burial Ship

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Bridle mount in the form of a raven. Viking Swede, 8th century. Statens Historiska Museum, Stockholm,

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Viking bathing area. Such structures, whether abandoned or still in use, can be found throughout the country, especially among Norse settlements.

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Erik the Red gave Greenland its name over 1,000 years ago and ushered in the country’s Viking era. It is said that he was a particularly hot-headed fellow who, after being exiled from first Norway and later Iceland, finally settled in Greenland. Erik the Red married Tjodhilde, but history now repeated itself and his father's fate also befell Erik. In 982 he was sentenced to exile from Iceland for three years for murder...

Erik the Red gave Greenland its name over 1,000 years ago and ushered in the country’s Viking era. It is said that he was a particularly hot-headed fellow who, after being exiled from first Norway and later Iceland, finally settled in Greenland. Erik the Red married Tjodhilde, but history now repeated itself and his father's fate also befell Erik. In 982 he was sentenced to exile from Iceland for three years for murder...

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Secrets Of Viking’s Powerful And Magical Sword Revealed

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Comb decorated with a human and animal head. Country of Origin: Sweden. Culture: Pre-Viking. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Statens Historiska Museum, Stockholm . Location: 18.

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