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Tango0107 Apr 2020 9:21 p.m. PST

…on Lindisfarne.

"Small glass ‘crown' thought to be rare archaeological link to first Norse raiders

It is not large – the shape and size of a chocolate sweet – and might easily have been discarded as a pebble by a less careful hand.

But a tiny piece of worked glass unearthed during an excavation on Lindisfarne has been revealed to be a rare archaeological treasure linking the Northumbrian island with the Vikings, from the very beginning of one of the most turbulent periods in English history…"


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Roderick Robertson Fezian08 Apr 2020 9:57 a.m. PST

Dammit Sven! You lost the crown, and now we can't play the game! We're just going to have to go back again and again until we find it.

Tango0108 Apr 2020 12:46 p.m. PST



bsrlee09 Apr 2020 5:58 a.m. PST

You can get reproductions of that from Tillerman Beads in the UK, he has currently sold out but will be restarting next week.

Tango0109 Apr 2020 12:09 p.m. PST



UshCha09 Apr 2020 11:54 p.m. PST

Great link, I wounder if this also heralded the long running Anglo Saxon Fued between board gmers and Wargamers ;-).

Thanks for the link.

Tango0110 Apr 2020 11:27 a.m. PST

No mention my friend…


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