Viking Drinking Vessels

I. Marc Carlson LIB_IMC at
Fri Oct 4 08:55:56 PDT 1996

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>...the Vikings sometimes made actual canteens out of horn... 

Please tell me where I can see these.  Preferably in the original.

>attached, but I'm guessing that they were sewn with sinew and glued, and
>then "caulked" with brewer's pitch....

Depending on what sort of "glue" was used, caulking mightn't be needed.

>kasa), a type of bowl used primarily for ale.  These bowls have a handle on
>either side (a modern survival is the "loving cup" type of trophy)...

There's a sort of Scottish cup that is similar as well (often made of shaped

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