The glorious Viking Ship Museum (part two)


Tools for textile production


Two yarn winders for beechwood. The balls are balls of yarn;)


Tent Frames. These objects were too fragile to be mounted in the correct position


Tent plugs


Authentic viking shoes. Behoooold! 


Mystical rune inscription that possibly reads “unwise person”

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Chests, Boxes and Various Wooden Containers:

“The Oseberg grave was rich in chests, boxes and casks. The beautiful metal-bound buckets of yew-wood with gilded bronze fittings, were probably produced in England or Ireland. The Oseberg grave contained neither jewelry nor precious metals. Some of these items may have been deposited in this damaged chest and removed by the grave robbers who broke into the chamber.”

Text: The Viking Ship Museum, UiO
Photos: Sól Geirsdóttir


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