Viking Ship Museum
People of high rank were buried in the ships with their valuables, servants and horses (or cows). One of the ships contained a man in his 60s, his horse, a game board, a suit of chain mail, a sled, and pieces of a broken ski!
[Unfortunately, Blogger doesn't let me rotate the photos even though they were already saved rotated before uploading..technical difficulties]
|[Amazing detail preserved!!]|
|[Viking shoes - looks a bit like what is "in fashion" today]|
|[Photo from an excavation in the late 1800s]|