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Viking textile did not feature word 'Allah', expert says

Academics / Archaeology : Archaeology in Europe

Medieval Islamic art and archaeology professor Stephennie Mulder disputes the findings, saying the inscription has 'no Arabic at all' A tablet woven band, from a Viking burial site Annika Larsson An expert has disputed claims that A...

Viking Burial Clothing May Have Been Woven With Muslim Words

Society & Culture / Paranormal : Mysterious Universe

If you’re a fan of the Vikings, whether you think this is interesting news will most likely depend on WHY you’re a fan of the Vikings. Researchers at a Swedish university were reexamining clothing found at Viking burial sites in Swe...

Why did Vikings have 'Allah' embroidered into funeral clothes?

Academics / Archaeology : Archaeology in Europe

One of the excavated fragments made from fine silk and silver thread discovered at the two Swedish sites, Birka and Gamla Uppsala Researchers in Sweden have found Arabic characters woven into burial costumes from Viking boat graves....

Viking burial clothes woven with 'Allah' unveiled by Swedish university

Academics / Archaeology : The Guardian: Archaeology

Uppsala University researchers find Arabic characters in Viking age clothes, bucking theories that Islamic objects in Viking graves are result of plunder A Swedish university has discovered Arabic characters for “Allah” and “Ali” wo...

Experts Cast Doubt On Viking Textile With 'Allah' Inscription

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo Australia

Researchers from Sweden made headlines last week after claiming to have found the Arabic characters for "Allah" and "Ali" woven into Viking burial costumes. The discovery suggested a more intimate cultural relationship between the V...


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