Holger Arbman - Birka I

Holger Arbman - Birka I (early medieval vikings from Birka - scandinavia) Book cataloging archeological finds

Pärlgarnityr with pärlspridare, fish head shaped pendants and beads

Pärlgarnityr with pärlspridare, fish head shaped pendants and beads Gotland…

P-37 type tortoise brooches on display in the National Museum of Ireland. I love how they actually put the beads found in a particular burial together, so that one can see how many beads the deceased lady actually wore.

type tortoise brooches on display in the National Museum of Ireland. I love how they actually put the beads found in a particular burial together, so that one can see how many beads the deceased lady actually wore.

Double-shelled oval brooch of gilt bronze, ornamented with zoomorphic designs, and blue glass bead with two segments from a Viking grave group from Kneep Head, Valtos, Uig, Isle of Lewis, 900 - 1000

Double-shelled oval brooch of gilt bronze, ornamented with zoomorphic designs, from a Viking grave group from Kneep Head (Cnip Head), Valtos.

"Glass beads found at Hedeby (Haithebu), Germany"

Glass beads found at Hedeby (Haithebu), Germany. cm long) is most likely an import.

Beads. Glass, rock crystal and carnelian. The beads are from a cremation context. The heat from the pyre has turned the carnelian beads “bone white."   Grave find, Björkö, Adelsö, Uppland, Sweden. SHM 34000:Bj 151.  In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

Beads. Glass, rock crystal and carnelian. The beads are from a cremation context. The heat from the pyre has turned the carnelian beads “bone white." Grave find, Björkö, Adelsö, Uppland, Sweden. SHM 34000:Bj 151. In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm.

Föremål 841776. SHM 2930:3, From Väsby, Skåne, Sweden. Viking Age Skåne = Denmark.

Föremål 841776. SHM 2930:3, From Väsby, Skåne, Sweden. Viking Age Skåne = Denmark.

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