Nordo-Celtic knot symbolizing the Drakkar longships paired with the central Icelandic Vegvisir ("sign post"), which is a type of late medieval bind-rune that was a magic sigil to prevent the bearer from getting "lost in the storm". The Vegvisir is often erroneously identified as a Viking-age rune.
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Claim your Norwegian heritage! The Valknut (or Valnut in modern language) is a symbol of three interlocking triangles, symbolizing slain warriors. Vikings painted the symbols on their shields to call the Valkyrie to take them to Valhalla in the event they were killed in battle. In old Norse “valr” means slain warrior and “knut” means knot. More