Viking Drinking Vessels

Gunnora Hallakarva gunnora at
Fri Oct 4 09:48:48 PDT 1996

><gunnora at>
>>...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.


Gunnora Hallakarva
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