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Gardeła L. (2013) 'Warrior-women' in Viking Age Scandinavia? A preliminary archaeological study, Analecta Archaeologica Ressoviensia 8, 273-339. | Leszek Gardela - Academia.edu

Gardeła L. 'Warrior-women' in Viking Age Scandinavia? A preliminary archaeological study, Analecta Archaeologica Ressoviensia

Grave Bj.660 from Birka, Sweden. Womans grave, with staff, in the book The Viking Way Religion and War in the Later Iron Age of Scandinavia by Neil Price. Drawing by Thórhallur Thráinsson.

Belt with Viking tube dress and broaches. Grave from Birka, Sweden. Womans grave, with staff, in the book The Viking Way Religion and War in the Later Iron Age of Scandinavia by Neil Price. Drawing by Thórhallur Thráinsson.

Findings from a Viking cremation grave at Sollerön, Sweden. c. 10th century AD

Viking - the last rest stop . Findings from a Viking cremation grave at Sollerön, Sweden

Artistic reconstruction of Viking warrior women grave from Trekroner-Grydehøj, Denmark. Drawing by Mirosław Kuźma

Gardeła L. The Dangerous Dead? Rethinking Viking-Age Deviant Burials, In: L. Słupecki & R. Simek (eds.), Conversions: Looking for Ideological Change in the Early Middle Ages, Studia Medievalia Septentrionalia Vienna: Fassbaender,

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Fyrkat - a version of the Volva's grave - From the book of Neil Price: womensgrave with seidrstaff Compare with the blue dressed woman in a grave.

Brooches of the Viking era Urnes Style

Viking brooches: Inspired by nature but not enslaved to 'realism', this subtle style emphasizes the grace and beauty of that which, at bottom, we do not truly understand - but might attain to if we only trust our instincts.

Womans grave, with staff, in the book The Viking Way Religion and War in the Later Iron Age of Scandinavia by Neil Price. Drawing by Thórhallur Thráinsson.

Womans grave, with staff, in the book The Viking Way Religion and War in the Later Iron Age of Scandinavia by Neil Price. Drawing by Thórhallur Thráinsson.

Hood trammel (no size given) shown with and Iron Cauldron, and a dish Iron. Zaozere, Ladoga (St Petersburg), Russia / 10th c. CE Viking to Crusader / Rosedahl & Wilson page 304 / number 292.

Hood trammel (no size given) shown with and Iron Cauldron, and a dish Iron. Zaozere, Ladoga (St Petersburg), Russia / c. CE Viking to Crusader / Rosedahl Wilson page 304 / number

Viking Age molds for making silver pendants--Crucifixes & Mjolnir (Thor's Hammer). The far right mold could be used for making either depending on the customer. Mjolnir pendants only became popular to compete with the crosses worn by those with the new religion at the spread of Christianity. source

Viking Age molds for making silver pendants--Crucifixes & Mjolnir (Thor's Hammer). Mjolnir pendants only became popular to compete with the crosses worn by those with the new religion at the spread of Christianity.

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