viking magic sword hilt Photo: Ellen C. Holthe, Museum of Cultural History…
An assortment of tools and spearheads (wood and metal), Scandinavian, Viking, (6th century) / Viking Ship Museum, Oslo, Norway / Giraudon Bridgeman Images number KND176627
The oldest known Viking horse saddle.
Aquarium Design Group
A planted tank in the Iwagumi Japanese style. I would love to try my hand at one of these someday.
Viking boot, 10th century, Yorkshire Museum
... 10th-century Viking shield some 60 miles west of Copenhagen, Denmark
Viking Shield found in September 2008 - Wooden parts of a near-complete Viking shield have been found at the Viking ring-fortress of Trelleborg near Slagelse in Denmark. The 85 cm broad shield is made of seven fir planks, 8mm thick near the centre but thinning to 5mm at the edges. Patches of blue and white staining are visible on the boards and further testing may determine whether they are man-made, or just natural discoloration from the soil. Any leather facing which may have existed…