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Human bones being found that tell something about life in the past is one thing, but a message found in Oslo from a previous Age had a surprising side.   A piece of wood with three double entendre characters carved on it was discovered. Fuþ are the first three in the Rune alphabet, but also the Old Norse word for the female genitalia, reports Aftenposten.

A piece of wood with three double entendre characters carved on it was discovered. Fuþ are the first three in the Rune alphabet, but also the Old Norse word for the female genitalia

Why did Vikings sometimes use codes when they wrote in runes? Were the messages secret, or did they have other reasons for encrypting their runic texts? Researchers still don’t know for sure.   A rather forthright message written in code: “Kiss me” is etched into a piece of bone found in Sigtuna in Sweden, dating to the 12th or 13th century. The code is in cipher runes, the most common code known from medieval Scandinavia. This variety is called ice runes [Credit: Jonas Nordby]

Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me' The mystery of a Viking message has finally been solved.

Safe Birth Protection  - Double sided Bindrune Pendant - Algiz, Odin, Pagan, Asatru, Protection Magick

Safe Birth Protection - Double sided Bindrune Pendant - Algiz, Odin, Pagan, Asatru, Protection Magick

Safe Birth Protection - Double sided Bindrune Pendant - Algiz, Odin, Pagan, Asatru, Protection Magick

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Poem about Odin, the King of the Gods. To the Vikings Odin was the greatest of all of their Gods. The Saxon's were Christian and considered the Vikings Pagans for believing in Gods like Odin.

Galdrastafir are not always about the darker side of life…  These are all about winning; to have you be on the side of good fortune when in contest with friends. They mostly come from the Galdraskvæður (an old worn book of magic) MS LBS 2413 8vo.

Galdrastafir are not always about the darker side of life… These are all about winning; to have you be on the side of good fortune when in contest with friends. They mostly come from the Galdraskvæður (an old worn book of magic) MS LBS 2413

Naughty Norse Runs? ”fuþ” are the first three characters of the runic alphabet – but also the Norse word for the female genitalia when the last rune is pronounced d as in “bed” and not th as in “think”

Naughty Norse Runs? ”fuþ” are the first three characters of the runic alphabet – but also the Norse word for the female genitalia when the last rune is pronounced d as in “bed” and not th as in “think”

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Runestone tattoo with complimentary Nordic designs and naturalistic back piece, the essential black and gray

Exciting find of Scandinavian rune-carving found in England! Read about it at https://www.facebook.com/norsemythology/photos/a.130109523685391.17678.129784597051217/1017537568275911

RUNIC STONE DISCOVERY excerpted from the University of Oxford website A newly uncovered runic stone-carving was brought to light by Jane Harrison.

Заповедник «Шары дьявола» (англ. Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve) в северной…

Заповедник «Шары дьявола» (англ. Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve) в северной…

An aerial view of the excavations at Lyminge in southeastern England taken at the end of the 2012 field season shows the outlines of a large rectangular royal feasting hall dating to about A.D. 600.

(Photo by William Laing, © University of Reading) An aerial view of the excavations at Lyminge in southeastern England taken at the end of the 2012 field season shows the outlines of a large rectangular royal feasting hall dating to about A.

The find of two Viking ships and 41 Vikings killed in battle on the Estonian Island Ösel puts a question mark to when did the Viking age started. Perhaps 50 years earlier than we have believed?

The find of two Viking ships and 41 Vikings killed in battle on the Estonian Island of Ösel, Finland puts a question mark to the beginning of the Viking age. It may have started fifty years earlier than believed.

Inscription on Anglo Saxon grave cover in All Hallows Church Whitchurch. Inscription reads, 'Here lies the body of Frithburga, buried in peace'.

Inscription on Anglo Saxon grave cover in All Hallows Church Whitchurch. Inscription reads, 'Here lies the body of Frithburga, buried in peace'.