Odin's birds, a pair of gilt-bronze Viking harness mounts from Gotland, Sweden. Artist: Werner Forman

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Odin's birds, a pair of gilt-bronze Viking harness mounts from Gotland, Sweden. The exaggerated beaks and talons emphasize the ferocity of the eagles which were widely associated with the cult of Odin. From the Statens Historiska Museum, Stockholm.


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  1. 0700001360
  1. 110VI0642b
  1. 2-358-894
  1. 2358894

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Creator
  1. Werner Forman: : Photographer
Medium
  1. Photograph
Picture Type
  1. Object
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ Sweden
  1. 62 00 00 N , 015 00 00 E

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