World

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

Medieval Islamic art and archaeology professor Stephennie Mulder disputes the findings, saying the inscription has 'no Arabic at all'

World

Researchers explain why Viking burial clothes were inscribed with the word 'Allah'

'If you trade a lot over a long period, you start to take in cultural values'

Top News

The names of 'Allah' and 'Ali' are found on 1000-year-old Viking burial clothes

The burial garments were found in 9th and 10th century graves in Birka and Gamla Uppsala in Sweden and kept in storage for more than 100 years before being re-examined.

World

Researchers find name of Allah woven into ancient Viking burial fabrics

Find suggests evidence of Islamic influence not just 'the result of plundering and eastward trade', says archaeologist

Load time: 0.5192 seconds