Sonntag, 28. Dezember 2014

Viking exhibition in the Martin Gropius Bau

The great viking exhibition in Martin Gropius Bau is still running till the 4th of January. "Die Wikinger" is curated by the National Museum of Denmark, the British Museum London and the museum for prehistory and early history Berlin.
Center piece of the exhibition is the tallest ever found longboat , the 37 metre (121,4 ft) long Roskilde 6.

During the whole period of the exhibition (from September to January) boatbuilders of the vikingship museum in Roskilde build a reconstruction of a yawl of the famous Gokstad ship by using techniques and tools from the viking age.

the rudder is already attached...
runestone with a depiction of the welcoming of warriors returning from the sea, 8th century, Broa Sweden

During this last week the opening hours are from 10 AM - 10 PM.
Formerly on Alleszeichnen:
The Havhinghsten fra Glendalough in Berlin

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