Seljuk ring discovered in Viking-era grave

Ring discovered in Viking-era grave has Arabic inscription

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Featured image: Archaeologists have re-examined a ninth century ring from a Viking grave and say its gem is colored glass, not amethyst as previously thought, and it came directly from the Seljuk culture of Asia Minor. (Photo by Christer Åhlin/The Swedish History Museum)

By Mark Miller

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the island is located near Uppsala….mmmm

The blue beads are also found in Scotland and Ireland and you have a Swedish King called Olaf Skotkonung….mmmm

Ohh there are other known links. In 1066 there was a viking living in England who gave away his horn inscibed with arabic writing. 

 

Dr. Derek Cunningham
Author: The Map that Talked

script looks more like Ogham than Arabic...mmmm

Exactly what I was thinking…..

 

Dr. Derek Cunningham
Author: The Map that Talked

In my work on Ogham the lines have an angular component…..the ring shows the exact same feature.

Look at the long line drawn at the right side. It is not at the same angle as the other lines.

There are too few lines to do a proper analysis but I bet its the same astronomical values seen in Pictish symbols and Ogham.

 

 

Dr. Derek Cunningham
Author: The Map that Talked

No it's typical Kufic Arabic Calligraphy ... Ahmed ibn Fadlan who met with the Volga Vikings was born in Kufa

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