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Wassa spike in the middle for.......
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Wassa spike in the middle for.......
It's a Germanic addition.
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Wassa spike in the middle for.......
Itís a traffic cone to stop Anglo Saxons parking on her head.
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Re: #BelieveInVikings

Are you sure it's a 'she' and not a 'he' with long hair? I guess the horns must be for tying the helmet on - perhaps using the long hair...
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Are you sure it's a 'she' and not a 'he' with long hair? I guess the horns must be for tying the helmet on - perhaps using the long hair...
Absolutely, I saw the other side. I went to click but had forgotten to advance the film and prime the shutter. Which comes back to Rule #1, be ready.
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Re: #BelieveInVikings

I understand that it's a myth that vikings had horns on their helmets.

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Re: #BelieveInVikings

Perhaps he/she is just extra horny.

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What more proof do you need, I got the picture, didn't I?
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I understand that it's a myth that vikings had horns on their helmets.

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That's correct, there's never been any evidence that any of the raiders had horns on their helms.
It's also a misconception that Vikings were a people. Viking being a Scandinavian VERB - Going 'Viking' meant raiding.
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Re: #BelieveInVikings

Looking at some of the details of the helmet, it's sharp (though, obviously, not everything in the image is in focus this close.
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Looking at some of the details of the helmet, it's sharp (though, obviously, not everything in the image is in focus this close.
I was trying to focus whilst she was walking with aperture wide and shutter speed slow. Not bad for a 50+ year old cam, and an operator also 50 plus some more.
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