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Fairy tale book in souvenir shop in Efteling (NL). The book is opened on the page of Sleeping Beauty. re-pinned by:

WW2 Pacific - Japanese Imperial Army- Archives from Major Shokimi - 1932/42 Soldier with an Arisaka Type 38 rifle. Mandchourie campaign (China)

The book that emerged from a bog after 1200 years This is the remarkable story of a medieval book that spent 1200 years in the mud. Around 800 someone had a Book of Psalms made, a portable copy fitted with a leather satchel. The book consisted of sixty sheets of parchment that were carefully filled with handwritten words. Somehow the book ended up in a remote bog at Faddan More in north Tipperary, close to the town of Birr, Ireland. Dropped, perhaps, by the owner?

Detail of a Norse warrior's ornate helm. From the Wulfheodenas living history organization's Facebook page.

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Fireplace inside a Reconstructed Viking House - Trelleborg, Sweden