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Stave church carvings.

Portal detail from Tønjum stave church - Tønjum stave Church was a stave church in Lærdal municipality in the southeastern part of Sogn and Fjordane county, Norway. The Building collapsed during a storm in Four portals remain at Bergen Museum.

Medieval Wood Carvings, Acanthus, Stave Church Portal Norway

Medieval Wood Carvings in Acanthus pattern, Stave Church Portal, Norway {The carved acanthus design is used on pewter, wood, and perhaps other substances. It is somewhat similar to rosemaling designs.

Carved pillar at historic Urnes Stave Church, Norway

carved pillar at historic Urnes Stave Church, Norway

Viking Age Raven Brooch  8th Century CE, Scandinavia

Eighth-century raven brooch, Viking, from Scandinavia; Odin's two ravens…

Norwegian wood carving

Norwegian wood carving, probably from one of the Stave Churches or from one of the Viking ships.