Andreas Marceau

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Viking art, or Norse art, is a term for the art of Scandinavian settlements further afield, particularly in the British Isles and Iceland during the Viking Age. Viking and Celtic art have many similar designs indicating a common sharing of influences between these cultures.

Viking art, or Norse art, is a term for the art of Scandinavian settlements further afield, particularly in the British Isles and Iceland during the Viking Age. Viking and Celtic art have many similar designs indicating a common sharing of influences betw

HISTORIC PHOTOS OF THE EXCAVATION SHOWS THE AMAZINGLY WELL-PRESERVED OSEBERG SHIP. Although Viking funeral rituals varied, the dead were often placed on a boat together with offerings, including slaves. The boat was then covered over with rocks and soil to create a tumulus. The sleek lines of the 72-foot (22 m) long ship, constructed of oak timbers, was truly a sight to behold. It was built around 820 AD and was buried for nearly 1100 years.

Arctic Expedition Cruising - Tromso to Svalbard - Silver Explorer (Silver Expeditions) Post-Cruise in Oslo - Viking Ship Museum 15 July 2011