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Norwegian Viking single edged sword example The original sword is stored in University Museum Oslo. Found at North Farm Arhus, Hjartdal parish , region Telemark.. Petersen Type C

Norwegian Viking single edged sword example The original sword is stored in University Museum Oslo. Found at North Farm Arhus, Hjartdal parish , region Telemark. Petersen Type C

Viking & Anglo-saxon spears in Archaeological Finds -- myArmoury.com

Early medieval spears from the Viking and Anglo-Saxon cultures. Hard for me to get my head around decorative weapons.

Viking round shield: The sagas specifically mention linden wood for shield construction, although finds from graves shows mostly other timbers, such as fir, alder and poplar. These timbers are not very dense and are light in the hand. The size was usually 75 – 90 cm in diameter. (9th-century wooden shield)

Viking round shields: The sagas specifically mention linden wood for shield construction, although finds from graves shows mostly other timbers, such as fir, alder and poplar. These timbers are not very dense and are light in the hand, they were often rei