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Viking Tombstone of St. Pauls Cathedral in London, England

This Viking gravestone carved in a rare runic style was dug up from a London churchyard.

The tombstone found at St. Paul's Cathedral, carved in the classic Ringerike style. Heritage Image Partnership Ltd / Alamy

Viking battle axe heads and swords on display at the Museum of London. Monsieur Mictlan (Atlas Obscura User)

In 1852, a strange object was found on the site of the old graveyard of Saint Paul's Cathedral in London, by a group of workers digging the foundations of a new warehouse. It was a grey stone slab, carved with elaborate patterns that depicted a fierce dragon-like beast and strange markings that did not resemble the somber and simple Christian gravestones that were usually being dug up.

A scholar from the British Museum was brought to the churchyard to identify the design and its runic inscriptions. It turned out ...

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sputniknews.com     3+ week ago

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Construction of the Cathedral of St. Paul in photos

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Site of Execution Dock in London, England

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atlasobscura.com     1+ mon ago

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WWT London Wetland Centre in London, England

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bristolpost.co.uk     9+ mon ago

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