Gold, chessmen and a 37-metre 11th century warship: Vikings at the British Museum

| 04 March 2014

The British Museum is about to launch its first exhibition devoted to the Vikings for more than 30 years

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The show, which concentrates on the period between the 8th and 11th centuries, has been developed with the National Museum of Denmark and the National Museums group in Berlin.

  • Vikings: Life and Legend runs from March 6 - June 22 2014. Find out more.

Pics: The National Museum of Denmark; The Trustees of the British Museum; National Museums Scotland; John Lee; Paul Raftery

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