RAM Vikings – Valkyries

Valkyrie figure from the Danish exhibit at the Royal Alberta Museum

Valkyrie figure from the Danish exhibit at the Royal Alberta Museum

Two years ago in May 2019 my mum and I took a trip to Edmonton to visit the Royal Alberta Museum (RAM) specifically to see the touring Viking Exhibit from Denmark. It’s taken me some time to get through the photos (and remember to post) but over the next while I’ll share some of the highlights from the exhibit, hopefully to help any other reenactors or costumers get inspired for their own future projects!

Today’s post is all about three Valkyrie figures that I alluded to in my previous post.

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Vikings in BC – Amulets

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From the amulet display (top view)

 

Today’s post is a short one – about amulets on display at the Vikings in BC exhibit.

The round pendant above (and below, seen from the side) is made of bronze, and is decorated with a “mythological animal-shaped figure”. This amulet was from a grave find in Helvigsdal, Uppland.

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