VIKING
March 1st, 2010 : Links updated or added.
 
 
ASSORTED STUFF
* Belt ends, buckles, horns, ivory and stuff, British museum, London
* Carvings, rattles, things..., The Viking ship museum, Oslo, Norway
* Stuff , The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
 

CHAIN MAIL
* Chain mail , The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
 
 
 
COMBS
* Combs , The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
 
 
CAULDRONS 
* Viking cauldrons, The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway 
* Migration era cauldronsThe Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
 
See also ; Household items 

 
 
DRAGON ORNAMENTATION
* Dragon heads, The Viking ship museum, Oslo, Norway
 
 
 
EMBROIDERY (external links)
*Embroidery from the Tenth Century Viking Grave at Mammen Denmark, Heather Jones
 
 
 
EXCAVATIONS AND NEW DISCOVERIES IN NORWAY (web pages mostly in norwegian)
* Gausel , the Gausel queen, boat graves....
* Kaupang, virtual exhibition of an exhibit from new excavations
* Kaupang, university web page in english
* Tromsø¸ and 2, 10thC viking jewelery uncovered by children august 2005
 
 
 
EXCAVATIONS AND NEW DISCOVERIES IN YORK
*The Archaeology of York Web Series , New series of web-based publications of recent archaeological projects (march 2010)
*Artifacts Alive! ,York Archaeological Trust
*Gazetteer , An archive of data from 30 years of excavations in the City of York carried out by York Archaeological Trust
*Secrets Beneath Your Feet , Anglican and viking York, York Archaeological Trust
*York Archaeological Trust Picture Archive , Viking and Anglican York
*York Archaeological Trust Publications Catalogues , Roman to medieval
 
 
 
GJERMUNDBU  
* The Gjermundbu helmet , The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway 
 
 
 
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS (Buckets, cooking pots, chests and general stuff )
* Glass, British museum, London
* Household items,The Viking ship museum, Oslo, Norway
* Household items, The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
* Keys, The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
* Scissors, The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
 
 
 
HORNS
* Horns, The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
 
 
 
ORNAMENTS
* Beads , The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
* Beads and metal ornaments , The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
* Beads , The British Museum, London
* Belt and bridle fittings, The Viking ship museum, Oslo, Norway
* Bridle ornaments, The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
* Brooches, pins and fibulas, The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
* Brooches, pins and fibulas, The British museum, London
* Some more metal ornaments, The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
 
 
 
OTHER "VIKING" WEBSITES
* Viking Quest, Play the game of 'Viking Quest', which takes you back to AD 793.
* Viking kittens, Highly recommended by 9 year old son. Kittens, viking ships and Led Zeppelin....
 
 
 
SHOES
* Shoes, The Viking ship museum, Oslo, Norway
 
 
 
SOME ASSORTED ARTICLES FROM OTHER WEBSITES
* Fra Oslos vikingtid, Arkeologi i nord .Frans-Arne Stylegar sine sider om nordisk arkeologi 
* Scandinavian Names , old norse to medieval sources

 
 
SUTTON HOO
* The Sutton Hoo shield ornaments, The British museum, London
* The Sutton Hoo helmet, The British museum, London
 
 
* British museums webpage on Sutton Hoo
 
 
 
TEXTILES
* The Baldishol tapestry, The Museum of applied arts, Oslo, Norway
* The textile room, The Viking ship Museum, Oslo, Norway
* Viking textiles, The British Museum, London
* Viking textile reconstructions, The Historical Museum, Oslo, Norway
 
 
*The textiles in the Oseberg ship ,By Anne Stine Ingstad .
 
 
 
 
TEXTILE TECHNIQUES (external links)
 
NALEBINDING
*A German website with some drawings explaining what this U and O stuff is about (at the bottom of the page).
*Basic Nalbinding part 1: Oslo Stitch (F1 UO/UOO).Taught by Gudrun Ottosdottir at University of Atlantia
*Bernhard's Nadelbinden. Very useful if you can figure out how-to from photos of stitches
*Nadelbindung.Ein-Nadel-Stricken. German site with fairly clear drawings of how to do the York stitch.
*Nalebinding Techniques in the Viking Age. By Carolyn Priest-Dorman
*Socks of Nalbinding, 10th century , based on 10thC sock from Coppergate,Jorvik
*The Russian join. A methode of joining threads also useful for nalebinding.
*Viking and Medieval Nalebinding Mitten Reconstructions - Based on archaeological finds from Finland, By Satu Hovi
 
SEWING STITCHES
*Sherts, Trewes, & Hose .ij. :Documentable Details, finishing methods ,by maistre Emrys Eustace, hight Broom
*Archaeological Sewing, By Heather Rose Jones
*Sewing Stitches Used in Medieval Clothing, Compiled by Jennifer L. Carlson (Bronze age to early 17thC)
 
SHOES AND LEATHER
*Footwear of the Middle Ages , by Marc Carlson
 
TABLET WEAVING
*A Saxon Threaded-In Tablet Weave, by Carolyn Priest-Dorman.
*The Ancient Craft of Tablet Weaving, Getting Started , By Shelagh Lewins
*Tabletweaving links ,from Weavershand
*Guntram's Tabletweaving Page
 
WEAVING
*On-Line Digital Archive of Documents on Weaving and Related Topics
*Medieval Textiles ,Complex Weavers website
 
 
 
TOOLS
* Blacksmith ,The Historical Museum, Oslo, Norway
* Harvesting, The Historical Museum, Oslo, Norway
* Hunting, The Historical Museum, Oslo, Norway
 
 
 
VIKING CLOTHES (external links)
MEN
*An 11th century linen shirt from Viborg ,By Mytte Fentz ,translated by Maggie Mulvaney
*Making a Pair of Thorsbjerg Trousers , Using the original method developed by Freyja Eriksdottir , by Shelagh Lewins. (added march 2010)
*Reconstruction of trousers from Damendorf, pieces, museum reconstruction- migration era 300BC
*Reconstruction of trousers from Damendorf, whole, museum reconstruction - migration era 300BC
*Rus Male Costume , By Peter Beatson
*Skjoldehamn outfit,Moselund and Kragelund kirtles , Marc Carlson (Skjoldehamn consist of tunic,kirtle,pants,hood and fragments, 995-1029AD, Troms, Norway)  
*Skjoldehamn shirt , black and white photoes of the Skjoldehamn garments. About 80% probability or so of the remains being a woman. From Andøy Historielags webpage  Page down atm (march 2010)
*Trousers from Thorsberg find, migration era 2-5thC
*Trousers from the Thorsbjerg Mose by Shelagh Lewins. (added march 2010)
*Tunic from Thorsbjerg find migration era 2-5thC 
*Viking age noble man ,Historiska världar (Oct 3rd 2007 ;links disapears with depressing regularity, if no contact,copy this into your browser window; http://histvarld.historiska.se/histvarld/draekter/draekter.html)
*Vikingatida regnkläder - Mikael Hasteus, en B-uppsats i arkeolgi om vikingarnas oväderskläder. From Elvegrimarnes website.
*'Wickelbander' ,By Peter Beatson
 
 
WOMEN
*Ancient costume brings the Vikings into the modern day. More background on Eura, Finland and the female garments,page 5-7
*Eura Garb short background info on Eura garments
*New discovery of Viking Age clothing from Pskov, Russia,by E.Zubkova,O.Orfinskaya, D.Likhachev.Notes and summary by Peter Beatson (NVG Miklagard) (2010)
*Simple Viking Clothing for Women. A useful look at different ways of making shifts,aprondresses and assorted other stuff. A list or resources for further study. Recommended for a total beginner.
*Skjoldehamn outfit,Moselund and Kragelund kirtles , Marc Carlson (Skjoldehamn consist of tunic,kirtle,pants,hood and fragments, 995-1029AD, Troms, Norway)
*Skjoldehamn shirt , black and white photoes of the Skjoldehamn garments. About 80% probability or so of the remains being a woman. From Andøy Historielags webpage  Page down atm (march 2010)
*Study of Ancient Costumes, Pirkko-Liisa Lehtosalo-Hilander
*Suomalainen muinaispuku -tutkielman liitteet unfortunately in finish, but a lot of drawings of garments, reconstructions and parts of the Eura garments with english comments
*Vikingar i Eura. Swedish site with a photo of reconstructed outfit.
*Viking age noble woman , Historiska världar (Oct 3rd 2007 ;links disappear with depressing regularity, if no contact,copy this into your browser window; http://histvarld.historiska.se/histvarld/draekter/draekter.html)
*Vikingatida regnkläder - Mikael Hasteus, en B-uppsats i arkeolgi om vikingarnas oväderskläder. From Elvegrimarnes website.
*Viking women : Apron dress , By Hilde Thunem (added February 2011)
 
 
 
VIKINGSHIPS
* The Oseberg ship, The Viking ship Museum, Oslo, Norway
* The Gokstad ship, The Viking ship Museum, Oslo, Norway
* The Tune ship, The Viking ship Museum, Oslo, Norway
 
 
* Vikingskip og norske trebåter / Viking ships and norse wooden boats
* From the excavation and restoration of the Oseberg ship and it's journey to the museum
 
 
 
 
WAGONS AND SLEDS
* The Oseberg wagon, The Viking ship museum, Oslo, Norway
 
The sleds in the Viking ship museum are currently in such a bad condition that they've been taken off display.
 
 
 
WEAPONS
* Axes, The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
* Shieldbosses, The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
* Spearheads, The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
* Spearheads and shield bosses, The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
* Swords, The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
* Sword details, The Historical museum, Oslo, Norway
 
*A record of european armour and arms through seven centuries (1919) , Sir Francis Laking
*European Mediæval Swords 500-1500
*Iron axe-hammer ,Early Anglo-Saxon, early 6th century AD. From Grave 19, Howletts, Littlebourne, Kent (march 2010)                                            
*Iron axe-head inlaid with silver, Merovingian, 7th century AD. From the area of Neuwied, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany (march 2010)
*The Hurbuck hoardAnglo-Saxon, 9th-early 10th century AD. From Hurbuck, County Durham, England (march 2010)
*The norwegian viking swords , Jan Petersen (1919), translated by Kristin Noer (1998)
*The 'Viking Shield' from Archaeology ,Peter Beatson