Oseberg Animal Head

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Emma Groeneveld
by Mike Fay
published on 06 February 2018
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The exquisitely carved animal head number two (there are five in total) found with the Oseberg Viking ship, dated to c. 820 CE, in a ship burial setting in Oslo fjord, Norway. The heads are housed in the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo.

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Fay, M. (2018, February 06). Oseberg Animal Head. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8062/oseberg-animal-head/

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Fay, Mike. "Oseberg Animal Head." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 06, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8062/oseberg-animal-head/.

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Fay, Mike. "Oseberg Animal Head." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Feb 2018. Web. 30 Nov 2021.