The Orkney Museum's latest items include models of a Viking longship and a sailing ship as well as children's toys and domestic artefacts.
This is the third maize maze he has planted at his 450-acre farm - last year the puzzle was in the shape of a spider's web and in 2002 it was a Viking longship .
Planted in the shape of a Viking longship , the aim of the game is very simple - find your way out of five miles of intricate pathways.
With some horned helmets and a couple of axes they would have fitted right in on the deck of a longship .
The archaeological indicators that Vikings once cruised offshore are the watchtowers built along the coasts of Spain, France, and Italy by people anxiously looking out for their signature longships .
He would then live in peace and prosperity, safe from the ferocious Danish longships .
Nordic fighters armed with swords and battleaxes took to the streets, while Viking longships cruised on the River Ouse.
Wherries evolved from the original Viking longships of 800 years ago, and when you see them compared it's clear they haven't changed much.
If you ask anybody what their image of the Vikings is it would be of hairy men with blades and axes on board longships .
In 875, Alfred went to sea with a small naval force and on the south coast of Wessex met 7 Viking longships and defeated them.