Valkyrie Viking Pendant
A reproduction of a Viking Valkyrie pendant found in a grave find in Tuna, Alsike, Uppland, Sweden. SHM 10035: III (F23). (Object 108947).
It is belived that the figure represents either a Valkyrie or the goddess Frigg, the most powerful of the Asynjurs or female gods who is the wife of odin and associated with foreknowledge and wisdom in Norse mythology .
The original artefact is shown in the second picture and is currently on exhibit in the Swedish History Museum in Stockholm and can be viewed on the following link http://mis.historiska.se/mis/sok/fid.asp?fid=108947&g=1
The pendant comes with a braided cord and is 3.5cm in height.
Suitable for historical re-enactment jewellery.
Hand cast from 100% brass.