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What do you know about the Vikings?

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This is a digital reconstruction of pagan temple excavated in Norway. Where was the excavation?

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This Norse farmhouse was destroyed when Mount Hekla erupted in 1104. Excavations also discovered the remains of a small church and a graveyard. A reconstruction of the farm has been constructed on a site nearby. Where is the excavated farmhouse?

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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 Viking Age cemetery has graves with triangular, rectangular, and ship-shaped stone settings. Where is it?

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This is one of three phallic figures found on an excavated pagan cult site in Sweden. Where was that site?

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This promontory fort in the Isle of Man encloses the remains of a Viking Age building. Where is this fort?

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In 921 to 922 an Arab journeyed as an embassy of the Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad to the king of the Volga Bulgars. On his travels he witnessed the funeral of a Rus Viking chieftain and wrote a detailed account of the proceedings. Who was he?

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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 decorated axe head has given its name to a Viking Age style of art. Which art style is it?

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DNA tests on the skeletons from this Danish grave suggest that they are mother and son. The woman is pinned down by two large rocks and the man may have been hanged. Where was this grave?

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