Viking Images


The images on this page are a selection of the 40,000 Viking-age artefacts discovered by York Archaeological Trust during the Coppergate excavations in York between 1976-81.

Many of the items you see here can be viewed up close in the re-imagined JORVIK Viking Centre artefact galleries, located in York. For more information on JORVIK Viking Centre, visit the website

Please choose a catalogue to view that particular selection or scroll down the page to view all.


Viking - Trade and Commerce

Viking - Craft and Industry

Viking - Personal Items

Viking - Personal Adornment

Viking - The Coppergate Helmet

Image Request Form


Images will be supplied via email and as high resolution as what we have on file (in most cases 300 dpi resolution). Invoice(s) for paid for images will be emailed out shortly after the image(s) and payment must be settled within 28 days. You must acknowledge ©York Archaeological Trust as a caption whenever the image is used. Images remain the ownership of York Archaeological Trust and must not be shared without the permission of York Archaeological Trust.