Were Vikings Muslims? New discovery shows 'Allah' woven in clothes

Researchers found funeral clothing embroidered with the word


A new discovery reveals that some Vikings may have actually converted to Islam in lieu of the traditional Nordic gods, Odin and Thor.

Researchers from the University of Uppsala University discovered Viking funeral clothing embroidered with the word 'Allah'.

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The word was seen in a mirror image of the embroidery and were only hidden for so long because they were written in geometric patterns known as Kufic design.

Researcher Annika Larsson says: "In the Quran, it is written that the inhabitants of Paradise will wear garments of silk, which along with the text band's inscriptions may explain the widespread occurrence of silk in Viking Age graves."

Experts from Uppsala University plan to conduct DNA analysis on the remain in the graves to determine blood ties and geography.

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