Gallery:Very Early - Warriors
Viking Warrior AD793‑979
Viking warrior in a spectacle helm and warrior coat. He has a Petersen type 'C' sword and a leaf shaped spear.
Wearing a military lined and decorated wrap-around jacket, pinned at the hip by a ringed pin. These 'warrior jackets' are adopted from the mounted warriors from Eastern Europe. He carries a single-edged sword, typical of Norwegian Vikings
English Thegn AD793‑979
A rich English warrior wearing a Coppergate style helmet and a mail shirt. He is armed with a sword, seax and spear and carries a lenticular shaped shield.