The Viking Ship

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    The Viking ship is one of the most iconic images of the Viking Age. As well as including well-known vessels such as the spectacular ship-burials from Gokstad and Oseberg in southern Norway, Viking Ships introduces the newly-conserved Roskilde 6 ship from Denmark. Measuring at over 37 metres, this is the longest Viking ship ever discovered and will form the core of the touring exhibition Vikings: life and legend. The Vikings used their shipbuilding skills to command the sea; their famous ships permitted the exploration, colonization and the raids for which they are best known. This book will explore the evolution of their sea-going vessels and celebrate this outstanding feature of the Viking Age.

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    Number of Pages: 96
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780714123400
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    Listed in: European history, Medieval history, Medieval European archaeology
    Publisher: BRITISH MUSEUM PRESS

    Books by Gareth Williams

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    RRP: £9.99

    Sale Price: £8.45

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