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Thor’s Day Alert #20: Viking Art Styles

Happy Thor’s Day, everybody!

You’re probably familiar with the distinctive patterns that adorn Viking Age relics such as jewelry, runestones, weapons, and ships. But did you know there are six different styles of Viking art that evolved over time?

The fun of this topic, of course, isn’t so much the discussion — it’s the viewing. Without further ado, then, check out the sweet examples and chronologically correct ordering of the Oseberg, Borre, Jellinge, Mammen, Ringerike, and Urnes styles I found here:

Hurstwic Page on Viking Styles of Art

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