Interesting Pretties: Jorvik Centre & Coppergate Helm

Last week I went to the Jorvik Centre in York. I'd been there before as a child, but as that was a very long time ago, I thought I'd give.

Jorvik Centre, Coppergate AngloSaxon Helm:   Reconstructed in its original glory:  The bar running up the forehead bears the inscription "IN NOMINE:DNI:NOSTRI:IHV:SCE:SPS:DI:ET:OMNIBVS:DECEMVS:AMEN:OSHERE:XPI".  In short "In the name of our Lord Jesus, the Holy Spirit and God:  and to all we say Amen/Oshere/Christ".

Jorvik Centre, Coppergate AngloSaxon Helm: Reconstructed in its original…

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JORVIK Viking Centre has brought the Vikings to the modern age for over 30 years - Leeds

Jorvik Centre, Coppergate Helm, reconstructed:  Detail of the nasal bar. Makes you wonder if the guy had been wearing it rather than stashing it, if he'd have been capable of revisiting the well at some point.

Jorvik Centre, Coppergate Helm, reconstructed: Detail of the nasal bar. Makes you wonder if the guy had been wearing it rather than stashing it, if he'd have been capable of revisiting the well at some point.

The rather well worn pendant on the right is a Silver-coated Bindrune of Creation, : "The Icelandic word Skapa translates as Creation. Skapa can refer to a view of the world that is large in scope, but it can also represent a personal creative vision. This symbol is for those who carry within them the impulse to create, and those who wish to recognize the creative forces active in the world."

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Bone Pins Over 130 bone pins were found in Viking-Age levels at Coppergate, York, England.

Viking age / Bone Pins Over 130 bone pins were found in Viking-Age levels at Coppergate. They varied in size and form, but all are likely to have acted as dress fastenings or possibly hair pins.

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Glass panel at the Jorvik centre.

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Norse Talismans - From Left to Right: My first Pewter Thor's Hammer (Jorvik Viking Centre) bought at my first Jorvik Viking Festival 2008, Valkyrie in Pewter (Jorvik Centre 2009) taken from a viking stone picture carving in Sweden I think, bought as a personal treat for completing my degree, Moon Gazing Hare (Jorvik Viking Fest 2009, medieval market) which is a animal and symbol linked to Freya and Travellers in Ship pendant in Pewter (Jorvik Centre 2010).

We all know Vikings liked a bit of what we may now deem as 'bling', although they didn't just like a nice bit of silver around their neck or.

Waterfront York Overlooking the River Ouse, this historical Grade II listed building is over 400 years old and has a city centre location.  The Jorvik Viking Centre Museum and Coppergate Shopping Centre are a few minutes' walk from Waterfront.

Waterfront York Overlooking the River Ouse, this historical Grade II listed building is over 400 years old and has a city centre location. The Jorvik Viking Centre Museum and Coppergate Shopping Centre are a few minutes' walk from Waterfront.

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Jorvik centre in York. Genuine excavated Viking settlement and museum. A must see to any visiter to York.

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