Reconstructed face of a Viking girl. This girl died about 1100 years ago and was buried at Birka, Sweden. Her skeleton was unusually well preserved for a child and her teeth shows she was around 6 years old. The gifts put into her grave indicate she really was a girl. There was a gold and bronze clasp, a pearl necklace, a knife and a container in bone for sewing needles to take with her into the grave—expensive gifts which show her family was wealthy.
What Was Life Of Viking Children Like?
Viking girls. The environment of the Viking girls was a little bit restricted. Because their main duty just took place within the threshold of their houses. They had to learn many skills from their mothers: cooking, cleaning, alcohol brewing, preparing meals, weaving, and sewing, Sometimes Viking girls and women would help the Viking men on the farm during the harvest. #viking #vikingjewelry #bavipower #celtic #kid
Viking Sunstone Discovered?
Crossposted from Reflections Journal. Add another reason to love crystals. Scientists now believe that simple calcite is the Viking Sunstone of legend. Ancient lore has suggested that the Vikings used special crystals to find their way under less-than-sunny skies. Though none of these so-called "sunstones" have ever been found at Viking archaeological sites, a crystal uncovered in a British shipwreck could help prove they did indeed exist. The crystal was found amongst the wreckage of the…
Viking Linen Apron “Ingrid the Hearthkeeper”
Linen Viking's Apron garb with exclusive trim and decorations. Great outfit for theater, movie, SCA and reenactment events. Worldwide flat-price shipping and custom size adjustment are available.
The Viking Longhouse - Vintagetopia
Generally, zero windows were used in the home. The roof would incorporate some smoke holes over the central firepits. The big and well-supported attic enabled large amounts of hay or grain to be kept in dry conditions. The houses built by the various tribes and ethnic groups can differ from one another. In the middle of the house there was a lengthy fire. The fireplace was usually put in the middle, and would supply the lighting and heating for the entire property. A significant part the…