Viking art in Inverness Museum

Viking carving in Inverness museum

This fascinating carving is in Inverness museum and is thought to have been carved by Vikings.

Viking carving

The Vikings were a fierce and warlike people whose attitude to their neighbours was to take from them what they wanted. However they were also a people capable of very fine art, as many European museums atest to. They had great skill in metalwork and carving stone, wood and whalebone. More details of Viking art here.

This fascinating carving is in Inverness museum and is thought to have been carved by Vikings.