Oseberg

A ship burial with rich grave offerings to accompany two Viking women.



Famous view of the ship.



Curled bow.



Casts of the burials of two elite women.



Highly decorated wood grave offering.



Axe.



Wood pegs as a small part of the grave offerings.



Repaired wooden bowl as part of the grave offerings.



Wooden chest as part of the Oseberg grave offerings.



Wooden chest decorated with studs as part of the Oseberg grave offering.



Bucket with curious seated figure on the rim.



Closeup of the seated figure.



Carving along the hull of the Oseberg ship burial.



Carving along the hull of the Oseberg ship burial.



Comb from the grave offerings in the Oseberg ship burial.



Combs from the grave offerings in the Oseberg ship burial.



Comb from the grave offerings in the Oseberg ship burial.



Elaborately carved wood figures used as grave offerings in the Oseberg ship burial.



Copy of a photograph in the museum showing the excavation of the Oseberg ship burial.



Carved wood piece from the Oseberg Ship burial.




Leather shoe from the grave offerings in the Oseberg Ship burial.




Bone tablets for tablet weaving from the grave offerings in the Oseberg Ship burial.


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