Roskilde

Several viking ships were discovered, excavated and raised at the site of Roskilde, Sweden.


Viking Boats on display in the Roskilde Museum.



It takes an axe to make a boat.



Bearded axe.



Hammer.



Hand auger.



Conserving wood from a Viking ship.



Bone tool.



Rope.



Decorated piece of wood.



Viking ship on display in the museum.



Viking ship on display in the museum.



Copy of photograph in the museum showing the excavation of the Viking ships at Roskilde.



Diagram (in the museum) of the physical relationship between the different Viking ships at Roskilde.



Closeup of the hull.



Closeup of the hull.



Hull and hole for the oar.



Hull with oar holes.



Viking ship against the water.



Interior view of the ship ribs.




Interior view of the ship ribs.




Viking ship in the museum.


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