Category Archives: Scandinavia

Following the IASSRT symposium, we are publishing a series of posts showcasing the papers most relevant to the Nara to Norwich project. This abstract is by Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson, on silk fragments from the eastern Mediterranean found in Scandinavian burials.

In this post, Professor Neil Price tells us about an exciting new project to establish a Centre of Excellence at Uppsala, to focus on The World in the Viking Age.

The cross is the pre-eminent Christian symbol, depicting the execution of Christ in a brutal method reserved by the Roman State as a deterrent for offensive crimes.

In June 2022, the Nara to Norwich team travelled to Sweden to view some of the archaeological sites and items explored in the exhibition.

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