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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 straight sides slightly flared at the rim. Decorated in underglaze blue. Roundel with a woman and child on a terrace on inside centre. Inscription on exterior.

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Porcelain bowl with straight sides slightly flared at the rim. Decorated in underglaze blue. Roundel with a woman and child on a terrace on inside centre. Inscription on exterior.

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  • Porcelain bowl with straight sides slightly flared at the rim. Decorated in underglaze blue. Roundel with a woman and child on a terrace on inside centre. Inscription on exterior.

    Full: Front

  • Porcelain bowl with straight sides slightly flared at the rim. Decorated in underglaze blue. Roundel with a woman and child on a terrace on inside centre. Inscription on exterior.

    Full: Front