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Oseberg Animal Head


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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