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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


Mary Ellen Bundock (Biographical details)

Mary Ellen Bundock (collector; Australian; Female; 1817 - 1898)

Also known as

Bundock, Mary Ellen


Isabel McBryde, 'Miss Mary, ethnography and the inheritance of concern ' in Julie Marcus (ed.), 'First in their field; women and Australian anthropology' Marcus, Melbourne University Press , Carlton, Vic, 1993.

Grimshaw, Patricia and Evans, Julie "Colonial Women on Intercultural Frontiers: Rosa Campbell Praed, Mary Bundock and Katie Langloh Parker", Australian Historical Studies, vol. 27, no. 106, pp79-95, 1996.