Monday, January 6, 2014

Pagans and Warriors - The National Museums of Scotland




Silver crucifix found in Uppland, Sweden. Image (c) Swedish History Museum



Vikings! Image © The Swedish History Museum.
http://www.nms.ac.uk/our_museums/national_museum/past_exhibitions/vikings.aspx

Vikings!


Warriors, explorers, pirates and merchants – what do we really know about the people we call Vikings?
The National Museum of Scotland was the only UK venue to show this outstanding exhibition of more than 500 objects from the world-renowned collections of the Swedish History Museum in Stockholm. Rarely seen outside Scandinavia, these artefacts showed the Vikings in a new and intriguing light.
   
Warriors, explorers, pirates and merchants – what do we really know about the people we call Vikings?
 

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