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2018.01.17 |

Mysterious 'missing' runic inscriptions engraved into an ancient comb and plate 1,200 years ago could shed light on the language of early Vikings

The comb was discovered during excavations of a Viking Age market place. It was discovered in Ribe and has an inscription of the runic word for 'comb'. The plate, made of bone or antler, may have been inscribed with a name: Tobi Few runic texts from this period exist, when a new alphabet began to be used.

2018.01.16 |

EARLY VIKINGS REVEALED THROUGH TWO RARE ARTIFACTS INSCRIBED WITH ANCIENT RUNIC TEXTS

Two rare artifacts inscribed with ancient letters, or runes, could be the key to a mysterious era of Viking history when they suddenly abandoned their old alphabet and transitioned to a new one.

2018.01.15 |

Found: A Viking Comb That Says ‘Comb’

It is helping researchers understand runic inscriptions, so maybe we should all start labeling our stuff.

2018.01.15 |

Ancient objects with rare Viking rune inscriptions discovered in Denmark

Runic inscriptions shed light on a key period of the early Viking age.

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