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Published: 14 February 2013

328 Pages | A colour plate section and numerous black and white images


ISBN: 9780199639526

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Viking Identities

Scandinavian Jewellery in England

Jane F. Kershaw

Medieval History and Archaeology

  • Based on many recently discovered and previously unpublished Viking-Age dress items from England and Scandinavia
  • The first study to consider the female contribution to the Scandinavian settlement from an archaeological perspective, challenging existing perceptions of the Viking settlement
  • Richly illustrated with a colour plate section and numerous maps which contribute to the debate about the scale and location of Viking settlement in England
  • Contains valuable typologies and guides to object identification
  • Integrates art-historical, archaeological, and historical research