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St. Erik's skull and his twelfth-century burial crown (ordinarily both reside in his later sixteenth-century reliquary in the cathedral of Uppsala):
http://d.ibtimes.co.uk/en/full/1375459/viking-skull.jpg
More on the crown:
http://www.himlenarhar.se/foremal/the-crown-of-saint-erik/?lang=en

Some medieval images of Erik of Sweden:

a) E. in a fourteenth(?)-century sculpture in the late medieval parish church of Gamla Uppsala:
http://tinyurl.com/qjmfly
http://tinyurl.com/r7t2pe

b) E. in two fifteenth(?)-century mural paintings in Uppsala's cathedral:
http://www.greydragon.org/trips/stockholm/uppsala-cathedral100.jpg
http://www.greydragon.org/trips/stockholm/uppsala-cathedral104.jpg

c) E. in a sculpture in Stockholms Medeltidsmuseum (Museum of Medieval Stockholm):
http://www.histdoc.net/pic/erik.jpg

d) E. (at right in the first view) in a vault painting of ca. 1450 in Överselö kyrka in Strängnäs township (Södermanlands län):
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a3/Overselo_L1valv4a.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b5/Erik_Overselo.gif

e) E. in a fifteenth-century mural painting in Brunnby kyrka in Höganäs (Skåne län): 
https://www.heiligenlexikon.de/Fotos/Erik_von_Schweden2.jpg

f) E. in a statue of ca. 1500 in Hälsinglands Museum, Hudiksvall (Gävleborgs län):
http://www.himlenarhar.se/content/uploads/2014/04/erikskulptur1-halsingland-400.jpg 

Best,
John Dillon

On 05/20/15, Matt Heintzelman wrote:
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> https://www.facebook.com/604882972899463/photos/a.624764970911263.1073741830.604882972899463/820066908047734/?type=1&theater
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> “He was a rival king, from 1150, to Sverker the Elder who had ascended the throne c. 1130 and was murdered in 1156, after which Eric was recognized in most or all provinces. Eric's reign ended when he was murdered in Uppsala.” (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_IX_of_Sweden)
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> Peace,
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> Matt H.

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