Danish archaeologists say they have found a well-preserved Viking shield that is more than years old. The wooden shield has a diameter of 32 inches and was found during excavations near Viking-age castles, some 60 miles west of Copenhagen.
to be checked: 'Irish embroidery, a finding of Brittany, the Irish burial. Dress Women's Byzantine cut (like most things Irish era Danish law). Embroidery made silk threads, colored buckthorn. Fabric rhombic weave, dyed too madder"