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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

 
Longquan stoneware vase of an archaic bronze gu or zun form, with a wide mouth and everted rim. The vase has pale grey-green glaze. There are four vertical raised ridges on the central and lower sections, and four sprig-moulded triangular sections of scrollwork on the neck.

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Longquan stoneware vase of an archaic bronze gu or zun form, with a wide mouth and everted rim. The vase has pale grey-green glaze. There are four vertical raised ridges on the central and lower sections, and four sprig-moulded triangular sections of scrollwork on the neck.

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  • Longquan stoneware vase of an archaic bronze gu or zun form, with a wide mouth and everted rim. The vase has pale grey-green glaze. There are four vertical raised ridges on the central and lower sections, and four sprig-moulded triangular sections of scrollwork on the neck.

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  • Longquan stoneware vase of an archaic bronze gu or zun form, with a wide mouth and everted rim. The vase has pale grey-green glaze. There are four vertical raised ridges on the central and lower sections, and four sprig-moulded triangular sections of scrollwork on the neck.

    Full: Front

  • Longquan stoneware vase of an archaic bronze gu or zun form, with a wide mouth and everted rim. The vase has pale grey-green glaze. There are four vertical raised ridges on the central and lower sections, and four sprig-moulded triangular sections of scrollwork on the neck.

    Full: Front

  • Longquan stoneware vase of an archaic bronze gu or zun form, with a wide mouth and everted rim. The vase has pale grey-green glaze. There are four vertical raised ridges on the central and lower sections, and four sprig-moulded triangular sections of scrollwork on the neck.

    Full: Front