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SHIPS

THE FIRST COFFIN WAS A BOAT

Ghost of the Sutton Hoo Burial Ship

HOW THE ANGLES CAME TO ANGLIA

Ship on Stone at Häggeby Church, Uppland, Sweden

Useful Reading

Almgren, Oscar, Hällristningar och Kultbruk, KVHAAH 35, Stockholm, 1927
Berg, Jonas, Votivskepp II, en utredning, Sjöhistoriska Museum, Sthlm, 1969
Nylén & Lamm, Stones, Ships and Symbols, Gidlunds, Sthlm, 1978

In English, 1988. Highly recommended
Österholm, Sven, Forntidens Båtar, version in Populär Arkeologi 1, 1988
Varenius, Björn, Det Nordiska Skeppet, Sthlm Studies in Arch 10, 1992
von Busch, Haasum, Lagerlöf, Skeppsristningar på Gotland, Sthlm 1993
Crumlin-Pedersen & Thye (eds), The Ship as Symbol, National Museum
Copenhagen, 1995
McGrail, Seán, Ancient Boats in North-West Europe, Longman 1987 & 1998
Quote: "The early English poem 'The Seafarer' indicates that the prudent Anglo-Saxons ...... did not put out to sea until after the first Cuckoo
(line 62 !!!!!)". p.259

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