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Shield remains fround in grave Bj 736, 10 century CE.  (after Arbman, 1943), with sketch of proposed reconstruction by Peter Beatson.

Shield remains fround in grave Bj 10 century CE. (after Arbman, with sketch of proposed reconstruction by Peter Beatson.

Viking Re-enactor shield, hand beaten boss by VandrefalkForge.deviantart.com on @deviantART

Viking re-enactor shield. The Vikings were seafaring north Germanic people who raided, traded, explored, and settled in wide areas of Europe and the North Atlantic islands from the late to the mid centuries.

kidkudzu:    zedasaysdudealot:    malformalady:    A rapier, manufactured in the mid-19th century by the technology of the old masters as a gift to one high-ranking person. Such exceptionally flexible rapiers were made in Toledo in the beginning of 17th century. They were sold in gun shops and coiled in a circle to show its flexible properties.    OOOOOOH    IIIIIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

A rapier, manufactured in the century by the technology of the old masters as a gift to one high-ranking person. Such exceptionally flexible rapiers were made in Toledo in the beginning of century. They were sold in gun shops and coiled.

The Guige in Viking Archeology, Viking Shield Fixtures  Other metal fittings from shields, including nails (Fig. 8-a) are occasionally recovered. Some Birka graves contained one or two small rings held by eyelets (Fig. 8-b,c) which passed through the boards, and sometimes also the handle, with the ring projecting on the rear side (Arwidsson 1986). They may have served to hang up the shield, or as attachment points for a guige strap.Figure 8 - Other metal shield fittings. a. Birka grave…

The Guige in Viking Archeology, Viking Shield Fixtures Other metal fittings…

Medieval Heater and Kite Shield How to Project. Kite Shaped shield with measurements

Viking Shield - Rus 10th century shield, the Norwegian Gulaþing and Frostaþing laws specify the construction of a shield. The shield should be made of wood with three iron bands and a handle fastened to the back side by iron nails.

Viking Shield - Rus century shield, the Norwegian Gulaþing and Frostaþing laws specify the construction of a shield. The shield should be made of wood with three iron bands and a handle fastened to the back side by iron nails.

Fotoportalen UNIMUS

Fotoportalen UNIMUS

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Schildbuckel Sonderformen © Peter Beatson, Viking Shield from Archaeology

CtamuG8WcAAmomu.jpg:orig (736×1861)  (Train my hand in curve linear and straight lines at varying angles.)

Diagram of medieval sword belt, one style of fastening scabbard to the belt. Perhaps the sword of Lassen?

Viking & Anglo-saxon spears in Archaeological Finds -- myArmoury.com

Early medieval spears from the Viking and Anglo-Saxon cultures. Hard for me to get my head around decorative weapons.