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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


Hillier, H.J. (Biographical details)

Hillier, H.J. (academic/intellectual; British; Male; 1875 - 1958)

Also known as

Hillier, Henry James


Collector of Aboriginal items from Killalpaninna and Hermannsburg, Central Australia, purchased by the British Museum from his mother in 1908, 1910 and 1911.


John Strehlow, 'Hillier, Henry James (1875 - 1958)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, Supplementary Volume, Melbourne University Press, 2005, pp 178-179.