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Viking Shield: Construction of the Round Shield Used by Vikings

The <b>board</b> of a shield was flat. It consisted of seven to eight planks, which were 8 to 10mm thick in the center and 5 to 6mm thick towards the edges. …

Viking swords

Chest, Viking Ship Museum, Oslo

The Vikings are coming....

Viking Ship Museum, Oslo

Viking Ship Museum, Oslo

Viking ship

Viking art, Urnes style

Gokstad Viking Ship

Oseberg Viking Ship

York, United Kingdom - February, 2013

Neho in snow - The barbarian

York, United Kingdom - February, 2013

"Viking" Shield

Osbert's Sword 1

First Day Of Spring

Old wooden Viking guy

Portrait of a Viking

10 Things You May Not Know About the Vikings

Think you’ve got the Vikings pegged? With all the caricatures and stereotypes out there, there’s probably a lot you’ve never heard about the …

Vikings Full Episodes, Video More


Evidence of Fabled Viking Navigational Tool Found

Viking fables tell of extraordinary crystals that helped the Scandinavian warriors locate the sun and navigate in low light. A discovery from the …

Did Vikings really wear horned helmets?

Forget almost every Viking costume you’ve ever seen. Yes, the pugnacious Scandinavians probably sported headgear when they marched into battle, but …

Jorvik Viking Festival 2013 - battle practice (3)

Jorvik Viking Festival 2013 (9)

Jorvik Viking Festival 2013 (8)

Jorvik Viking Festival 2013 (10)