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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

 

Digital workshop
Scratch workshop

Sunday 12 October,
10.30–13.00
Samsung Centre
Free, booking advised

Phone +44 (0)20 7323 8181
Ticket Desk in Great Court

Sponsored by Samsung

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Join experts from Codasign to turn your Museum visit into a game using Scratch software.

Suitable for ages 6–9. Session lasts 180 minutes.

Age: 6–9


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