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Guide to the Swedish History Museum
This guide presents a generously illustrated overview of our exhibitions and the unique objects in our collections. See the Gold Room - set out like a mythical place of worship with a well in the middle and filled with gold and silver treasures - and wander through time and space in the prehistory exhibition. Visit the Vikings and the runestone that mother Unna had erected ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published 2016 by Historiska
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A good overview of the History of Sweden from Prehistory to Modern Times, illustrated with objects from the Museum of Swedish History. The Viking Age and medieval art collection are described in the most detail as the museum contains an extensive collection of medieval pieces. The photographs are of the objects as you would see them in the museum and I would have been interested to see more close up views of individual artefacts, especially the historic textiles. A good introduction to both ...more