Tag : Viking

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How did a fitting from an Irish horse’s harness end up as a brooch for a Norwegian Viking woman?

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When a female Norwegian Viking died some time during the 9th century, she was buried wearing a status symbol: a beautiful piece of bronze jewellery
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Important Viking hoard highlights the continuing success of the Treasure Act and Portable Antiquities Scheme

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The launch of the Treasure and Portable Antiquities Scheme reports today shows their continuing success. 157,188 finds were recorded in 2009 and 2010 (67,089 and