Tag: Ancient Vikings

Swedish researchers discover ‘Allah’ written on ancient viking clothes

Ancient vikings had the words ‘Allah’ and ‘Ali’ woven with silk and silver thread  into their funeral clothes, according to a discovery made by Swedish researchers. The breakthrough was made by textile archaeologist Annika Larsson of Uppsala University while re-examining the remnants of burial costumes. The discovery is raising new questions about the influence of Islam in Scandinavia.