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What do you know about the Vikings?

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This was the site of a famous battle between the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings. Where is it?

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The photo shows a tephra layer (layer of volcanic ash) known as the ‘Settlement Layer’ which plays an important role in archaeological dating in Iceland. What is the date of the ‘Settlement Layer’?

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These two small boats formed part of the contents of a large ship burial. Which ship burial was it?

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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles for 851 record “hæþne men ærest ofer winter sæton” (the heathens [i.e. the Vikings] now for the first time remained over winter). Where did they remain over winter?

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Where would you find these superb Hogback stones?

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This runestone records the name of king who “made the Danes Christians”. Who was that king?

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This Gotlandic picture stone shows a warrior riding on an eight-legged horse being welcomed into Valhalla by a Valkyrie holding a drinking horn. Which picture stone is this?

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This whalebone plaque came from a boat burial in the United Kingdom. Where was this burial?

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The only Viking helmet to be found in the UK was discovered in the 1950s by workmen digging a sewer trench. Where was it found?

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This Ringerike style sculpture was found in the churchyard of an English town. Which town?

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