Jonas Lau Markussen

Urnes Style Ornament IV

Animal intertwined with three lesser animals and four snakes – A type of composition best known from woodcarvings of which the ones from the Urnes Stave Church is some of the only ones surviving the test of time.

 

Check out the rest of what makes out the anatomy of the Urnes style:

The Anatomy of Viking Art: The Urnes Style

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