Viking Jewelry

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Wanda Marcussen
published on 15 May 2019

Viking jewelry dating from the 800 - 1100 century CE, showing the transition from Norse Mythology to Christianity. The older pieces depict Thor's hammer, while the latter depicts the Christian cross. Exhibited at the Museum of Cultural History in Oslo, Norway.

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Wanda Marcussen
Wanda has studied International Relations with specialization in History at The University of Oslo, and is currently studying for her Master's degree in Environmental History at Trinity College Dublin.

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Marcussen, W. (2019, May 15). Viking Jewelry. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Marcussen, Wanda. "Viking Jewelry." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 May 2019. Web. 09 Feb 2023.