Gokstad Viking Ship

Illustration

Emma Groeneveld
by Karamell
published on 06 February 2018

Frontal view of the Viking ship known as the Gokstad, housed at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, Norway. The ship dates from c. 900 CE and was preserved in a ship burial found in Oslo fjord. The lapstrake technique in which the hull planks overlapped is clearly visible from this angle.

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