Valkyrie and other Human Amulets

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Viking Age Compendium articles on Necklaces:
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Human Amulets
Viking Age Compendium articles on Necklaces:
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Human Amulets

Valkyrie figurines

Archaeology
(JENSEN 2010, p.32-34)

  • England
    • Lincolnshire. Stray find, copper alloy [JENSEN 2010]:cat.416
    • Rutland. Stray find [PAS]:cat.LEIC-C58A13
    • Suffolk, Wickham. Stray find, silver [JENSEN 2010]:cat.1522 [PAS]:cat.SF9305
  • Denmark, 6 finds: 3 of copper alloy, 3 of silver
  • Norway, 2 finds of amber. 1 from a woman’s grave
  • Scandia (Sweden), 2 finds: 1 of copper alloy, 1 of silver
  • Sweden, 10 finds: 3 of copper alloy, 6 of silver, 1 of unknown. 6 from women’s graves.

Discussion


Horsemen and Valkyries

Archaeology

  • England
    • Norfolk, Bylaugh. Valkyrie with a shield greets a mounted warrior. Identified as a mount. [MARGESON 1997]:p.12
    • Norfolk, Fulmodestone.[MARGESON 1997]:p.14
    • Suffolk. Stray find [PAS]:cat.SF10754

Discussion


Men figurines

Sword dancers

Archaeology

Discussion

Odins

Archaeology

Discussion

Masks

Archaeology
(JENSEN 2010)

  • England, 1 find of silver
  • Denmark, 20 finds: 14 finds of copper alloy, 2 of silver, 3 of amber, 1 of lead
  • Norway, 8 finds: 7 of copper alloy, 1 of bone, 3 from women’s graves
  • Iceland, 1 find of copper alloy
  • Scania (Sweden), 2 finds of copper alloy
  • Sweden, 6 finds: 3 finds of copper alloy, 2 of silver, 1 of gold, 5 from women’s graves
  • Gotland, 1 find of silver

Discussion
Gr.642

Reference

Jensen, Bo (2010) Viking Age Amulets in Scandinavia and Western Europe.. British Archaeological Reports: BAR S2169 [JENSEN 2010] ^ 1 2 *
Margeson, Sue (1997) The Vikings in Norfolk. [MARGESON 1997] ^ 1 2 *
Portable Antiquities Scheme http://finds.org.uk [PAS] ^ 1 2 3 *