Viking Ice Skates: Bone, fastened with leather straps under the soles, the ice skates enabled the wearer to slide forward on the ice. Object from the exhibition "We call them Vikings" produced by The Swedish History Museum
Vikings were quite vain about their appearance. In fact, combs, tweezers, razors and ear spoons are among some of the most frequent artifacts from Viking Age excavations. These same excavations have also shown that the Vikings made soap.