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Wooden carving from Hylestad stave church, Norway, 12th century. Artist: Werner Forman

Wooden carving from Hylestad stave church, Norway, 12th century. Artist: Werner Forman

2-358-959 - Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images

          

Wooden carving from Hylestad stave church, Norway, 12th century. Scene from the story of Sigurd: Gunnar dies in the snake-pit, playing the harp with his toes. Stave churches are wooden medieval churches of post and beam construction. All but one of the surviving examples are in Norway. From the Universitetets Oldsaksamling, Oslo.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0700001425
  1. 111VI0246b
  1. 2-358-959
  1. 2358959

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3604x2961
File Size : 31264kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Werner Forman, attributed to: : Photographer
Medium
  1. Photograph
Picture Type
  1. Object
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ Norway
  1. 62 00 00 N , 010 00 00 E

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