Sunday, August 7, 2016

Tiny Odin Amulet found in Denmark

A metal detectorist on the Danish island of Lolland found this tiny amulet, the size of a fingernail. Although it is somewhat abstract it probably represents Odin in his high seat, with his ravens behind him.

Compare this larger example from Lejre.

Via the History Blog.

1 comment:

G. Verloren said...

I'm not really seeing the design. To me it just looks like some kind of buckle or fastener, and the "ravens" just seem like prongs meant to help hold a cord or similar in place. But then, I'm a complete layman, so...