Talk

The Vikings, their magic stones & folklore Talk - Monika Ingólfsdóttir

12 November 2024
2pm to 3pm
£5

Join archaeologist and museum worker, Monika H. Ingólfsdóttir in an introduction to the Norse settlement of Iceland in the Viking age. Learn about the many precious stones the island had to offer the newcomers and how the people used them throughout the ages in relation to magic, healing, and folklore. Hear about Monika's research into two very different excavation sites and the exciting stone artefacts found there. A Viking settlement farm and Iceland's last Catholic monastery.

Join archaeologist and museum worker, Monika H. Ingólfsdóttir in an introduction to the Norse settlement of Iceland in the Viking age. Learn about the many precious stones the island had to offer the newcomers and how the people used them throughout the ages in relation to magic, healing, and folklore. Hear about Monika's research into two very different excavation sites and the exciting stone artefacts found there. A Viking settlement farm and Iceland's last Catholic monastery.

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