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Caftan (Coat) Covered with Syrian Silk Showing Senmurvs (Fabulous Monsters)  Silk, fur; L. 140 cm  Early medieval culture of the Adygo-Alanian tribes. 9th century	 Moshchevaya Balka Burial Ground, North-western Caucasus, Karachayevo-Cherkessk Republic

Caftan (Coat) Covered with Syrian Silk Showing Senmurvs (Fabulous Monsters) Silk, fur; 140 cm Early medieval culture of the Adygo-Alanian tribes.

Róg z Wiślicy. Horn from Wislica, with the multitude of faces, presumably deities

Róg z Wiślicy. Horn from Wislica, with the multitude of faces, presumably deities

References to Painted Shields "Norse-Icelandic literature mentions shield paintings which inspired Bragi, a ninth century Norwegian Poet.  The Story of Thor's fishing expedition is reputed to have been painted on shields and carved in the Halls of Iceland. -  Leather and wood decoration may not be unusual on shields. Painting on the front of the board may well have served the dual function of decoration and identification. However, painting is extremely difficult to prove in the…

References to Painted Shields "Norse-Icelandic literature mentions shield…

"Skjoldehamn Over Tunic"  This is a reconstruction of tunics found in the marsh Skjoldehamn on the Norwegian island of Angoya. Initially rated that comes with XIII or XIV century, but subsequent carbon dating has allowed with high accuracy wydatowac it to the Viking era (probably 970-1050). Made of hand-sewn wool. Tunic has 4 wedges built into the back part so as not to hinder movement.

"Skjoldehamn Over Tunic" reconstruction of the marsh Skjoldehamn on the Norwegian island of Angoya. Viking era (probably Made of hand-sewn wool. Tunic has 4 wedges built into the back part so as not to hinder movement.

Seax and Sword make a nice matched pair

Viking sword and Seax When I first moved from wooden bokens to steel swords my first was a Viking style sword and I fell in love with its design.