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Viking glass from Kaupang (Norway)


viking age glass in the Viking-age port of Kaupang in southern Norway

  

Julian Henderson with Bjarne Gaut

Funded by: the Norwegian Research Council

This project involves a compositional and isotopic analysis of Viking-age glass from the important 9th-century Viking-age port of Kaupang in southern Norway. We have established that the port had access to a range of glass types with commercial links with entrepôts across Europe.

Image right: Viking-age glass in the Viking-age port of Kaupang in southern Norway.

Image bottom: Viking glass from Kaupang (Norway).

 
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