Viking longboats with oars raised preparing to land.
preparing to disembark on another raid. Note the storage of their shields
on the side of their boat. They would only be here when running on sail
as they would have impeded the oars.
Viking raid. The sail would have been lowered before this usually.
from the bow of the longboat.
sinister wooden figurehead carved on the bow to instil fear on the recipients
of their raids.
protected Vikings leaving their longboat.
it must have looked to see these raiders about to destroy and loot your
head protection worn by the leaders of this expedition. Note also, the
use of metallic studs on the leather coats.