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Gokstad Viking Ship


Emma Groeneveld
by Karamell
published on 06 February 2018
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Frontal view of the Viking ship known as the Gokstad, housed at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, Norway. The ship dates from c. 900 CE and was preserved in a ship burial found in Oslo fjord. The lapstrake technique in which the hull planks overlapped is clearly visible from this angle.

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