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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

 

Bibliographic details

Pritchard, Frances, A survey of textiles in the UK from the 1913-14 Egypt Exploration Fund season at Antinoupolis, Tielt, Llannoo, 2013

Pritchard 2013