:: The Vikings of Bjornstad ::
Vikingskib Museet / Viking Ship Museum
Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo

Oslo, Norway - Summer, 2001
The Museum's Web site
The Viking Ship museum houses a wide array of Viking artifacts, some of which were part of the Oseberg and Gokstad ship burials.  The exhibit is known for the many household items buried with the woman who is believed to have been a queen named Åsa.


The Oseberg cart. Jack included for scale...


Carvings on the Oseberg cart

   


Wheel of the Oseberg cart


Top and bottom for a backpack

   


Riveted cauldron


Beautiful gold belt fittings

   


Bread-making "tray"


Knife, bowls and platter

   


Oseberg Pails


Oseberg boots - out of focus

   


Chest


End of the chest and yarn niddy-noddy

   


The only Viking saddle found to date


Another view of the saddle


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