Viking Drinking Vessels
gunnora at bga.com
Fri Oct 4 09:48:48 PDT 1996
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>>...the Vikings sometimes made actual canteens out of horn...
Marc Carlson asked:
>Please tell me where I can see these. Preferably in the original.
The best pictures I've seen are in:
Nylen, Anna-Maja. Swedish Handicraft. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.
1977. It has a lot of photos of various types of horn and bone work, much
from the 1600's or later, but with a surprising number of examples from
1100-1300, and some even earlier.
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