Re: Fw: The Mastermyr Project
- I have had a facination with the mastermyr find for many years (then
again who hasn't) and I consider myself fortunate to own one of the
paperback copies of this book,
highly inspirational ......highly recomended!!
--- In email@example.com, "Helen Schultz"
> I thought this might be of some interest here.
> ~~ Katarina Helene
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "mmagnusol" <MMagnusOL@...>
> Lots of images of the articles.
> I was the one who got Norm Larson to reprint 2000 copies
> of the book. He got permission to reprint shortly before
> Greta Arwidsson died. The initial printing was only 800 and
> that was a hardback. The reprint is a paperback. It took me
> four years to find an original. I got the reprint first.
> The Mastermyr chest is the greatest assemblage of late Viking
> Age tools and cookware. It probably sank into a bog when a
> boat overturned. With time the peat bog became a meadow
> that was being plowed when the tools were discovered.
> It is a literal time capsule of locks and keys, the chest, metal
> and wood working tools, a folding hanging griddle and cauldron.
> You can probably still buy one for yourself.