Early Medieval Viking Pendant

£200.00

An interesting Viking bronze pendant modelled as an arrowhead with a cross on the top. Suspension loop to the reverse for attachment. The pendant features a nice dark olive patination.

 

Date: Circa 8th - 12th century AD
Condition: Fine, complete and intact.

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Product Code: FP-71
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Both Viking men and women enjoyed wearing jewellery as an indicator of wealth and social status. Indeed, pieces were fashioned from a range of materials spanning bone to gold, with decoration influenced by the cultures that the Vikings had encountered on expeditions. In addition to a decorative purpose, Viking jewellery often boasted a practical purpose. Alternatively, the jewellery bore a religious purpose.

Weight 8.7 g
Dimensions L 4 x W 2.6 cm
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