Researchers look to save deteriorating Viking treasures of Oseberg - Medievalists.net
Conservation experts in Norway are conducting tests to see if a solution can be found on how to save important archaeological finds from the Viking Age that were discovered in Oseberg in 1904.
The Martyr of Solway by John Everett Millais
I visited the Walker Gallery in Liverpool yesterday and I am never disappointed by the paintings on permanent show there. It is such a diverse collection which cannot fail to please everybody who …
A detail from the Moylough Belt Shrine
A detail from the Moylough Belt Shrine which was found in 1945 by a man cutting turf in a bog in Moylough, Co. Sligo. The shrine is made of bronze. It comprises four parts hinged together with a false buckle at the front. The four sections of this belt enclose the fragments of a leather belt. It is the only surviving belt shrine in Ireland. The shrine has been dated to the 8th century AD. It is not known which saint or holy person the belt shrine is connected with.