The Viking Ship

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Gareth Williams

Description

The Viking ship is one of the most iconic images of the Viking Age. As well as including well-known vessels such as the spectacular ship-burials from Gokstad and Oseberg in southern Norway, Viking Ships introduces the newly-conserved Roskilde 6 ship from Denmark. Measuring at over 37 metres, this is the longest Viking ship ever discovered and will form the core of the touring exhibition Vikings: life and legend.. The Vikings used their shipbuilding skills to command the sea; their famous ships permitted the exploration, colonization and the raids for which they are best known. This book will explore the evolution of their sea-going vessels and celebrate this outstanding feature of the Viking Age.

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Weight 278 g
Dimensions 17 x 18.9 cm
Publisher name The British Museum Press
Publication date 1 April 2014
Number of pages 96
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 17 x 18.9 cm
Weight 278 g

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