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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


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    Pottery: red-figured glaux (owl-cup). On each side an owl to right looking back, between two olive branches or parts of an olive wreath. Below, a thin red line. Late careless drawing.

    • Object type: glaux
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Attic
    • Production date: 450BC-430BC
    • Production place: Attica
    • Find spot: Kimissalla
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    Pottery: red-figured hydria (water-jar). Woman reading, and three attendants. The reader, seated in a chair to right, bends forward over a scroll, of which a portion unrolled shows dots representing sixteen lines of writing arranged...

    • Object type: hydria
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Attic
    • Production date: 450BC
    • Production place: Attica
    • Find spot: Kimissalla