Le casque de Gjermundbu

Le 30 mars 1943, Universitetets Oldsaksamling à Olso fut avisé qu’un fermier, nommé Lars Gjermundbo, à trouvé et creusé un énorme tumulus sur sa terre près de la ferme de Gjermundbu, dans le conté de Buskerud au sud de la Norvège. L’endroit fut examiné par des archéologues (Marstrander et Blindheim) le mois suivant et les […]

Vikings were not racists, but …

In last few weeks, I had the chance to read several articles that connect Viking Age with racist and anti-racist movements of different countries. For a person living in the Czech Republic, whose re-enactment scene is not contaminated by racists and is more focused in authenticity, this is an incomprehensible problem. However, I feel the need […]

Scabbard Chapes From Viking Age Norway

I would like to present my catalogue of scabbard chapes used in Viking Age Norway. The catalogue is based on Grieg’s, Paulsen’s and Androshchuk’s lists and an unpublished detector find. The catalogue is not complete and is supplemeted by a map, a graph and tables. Please, let me know if you find what I missed. Thank you. […]