Uppakra Temple artifacts

Artifacts associated with the Viking Temple at Uppakra.



Ritual goblet from the Temple at Uppakra, Sweden. Bronze beaker with silver and thin gold bands that are decorated. Dated to approximately AD 500. Approximately 25 cm tall with a 10 cm diameter rim; these photographs are of a "copy" displayed in the museum.



Glass bowl found in the temple at Uppakra and dated to approximately AD 500. The style of decoration suggests that it was not locally manufactured by imported from the Black Sea area.



Dog skull.



Small gold foil figures from the Viking Temple at Uppakra, Sweden. AD 400 - 800. Most of these small foils are only 1.0 to 1.5 cm in height. About 120 of these tiny plaques were recovered during the excavation of the temple.



Small gold fold figures from the Viking Temple at Uppakra, Sweden. AD 400 - 800.



Small gold foil figures from the Viking Temple at Uppakra, Sweden. AD 400 - 800.



Miniature votives of shears, sword and spearhead from the Viking Temple at Uppakra, Sweden. AD 400 - 800. These votives range from approximately 1.9 to 2.6 cm in length.


This website contains an excellent reconstruction of the temple:
http://www.virtualhistory.se/Eng/Scr/Tempel.htm
Webpage constructed 29 December 2013
Updated 29 January 2014