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To celebrate Vikings Live, we have replaced our Roman alphabet with the runic alphabet used by the Vikings, the Scandinavian ‘Younger Futhark’. The ‘Younger Futhark’ has only 16 letters, so we have used some of the runic letters more than once or combined two runes for one Roman letter.

For an excellent introduction to runes, we recommend Martin Findell’s book published by British Museum Press.

More information about how we have ‘runified’ this site

 
Porcelain bowl with rounded sides. Celadon type glaze on a white porcelain body. White inside with a double ring enclosing a double square containing a four character mark. Mark in underglaze blue on recessed base.

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Porcelain bowl with rounded sides. Celadon type glaze on a white porcelain body. White inside with a double ring enclosing a double square containing a four character mark. Mark in underglaze blue on recessed base.

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  • Porcelain bowl with rounded sides. Celadon type glaze on a white porcelain body. White inside with a double ring enclosing a double square containing a four character mark. Mark in underglaze blue on recessed base.

    Full: Front

  • Porcelain bowl with rounded sides. Celadon type glaze on a white porcelain body. White inside with a double ring enclosing a double square containing a four character mark. Mark in underglaze blue on recessed base.

    Full: Front