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Viking age earspoon from Birka (BJ507, föremålsidentitet 456867).  Örslev av silver. Har en kvinna porträtterad på ena sidan och ett djur på den andra sidan (valkyria och fenrisulven?).

Viking age earspoon from Birka subject identity Örslev of silver. If a woman portrayed on one side and an animal on the other side ( valkyria and Fenrisulven ?

BIRKA

From Birka I by Holger Arbman

Silver framing.  Late 6th-Early 7th AD Grave 391, Dover, Kent

These curious rock crystal balls in silver ‘slings’ have been found in several Medieval grave sites in Britain and Northern Europe and are thought to have had magical significance. Rock crystal was.