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From the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde, - Denmark!
 
 
 


The Viking Ship Museum, - Roskilde -, Denmark.
- the area where the old ships are conserved, and exact new copies are constructed -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


The Viking Ship Museum, - Roskilde -, Denmark
- here a collection of copies of Viking ships and other old Nordic boat types -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


Viking Ship
A copy of a real Viking Ship under construction at the research center -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


Viking Ship
- exact copy of Viking ship under construction -
(Photography by karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


Viking Ship
- and here the real thing, - inside the Viking ship hall at Roskilde -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


The Viking Ship Hall, - Roskilde -, Denmark
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


The Viking Ship Hall, - Roskilde-, Denmark
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


Viking Ship
     - from the Viking Ship Hall at Roskilde, - Denmark -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


Viking Ship
  - details of the hull construction -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


Viking Ship
- details of the inner hull -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


Viking Ship
- details of outer hull -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


Viking Ship
- another view of the Viking Ship Hall -
(photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


Viking Ship
- perfect harmony -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


Viking Ship
- a final view inside of a 1000 year old ships hull -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 

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Here some pictures from the conservation workshop.
 
 


Conservation Workshop
- the old wood pieces are treated in large water tanks,
and accurate drawings and measurements are made from each piece -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


Conservators at work
- an old piece of ship's timber is examined and cleaned -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 

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