Circular shaped pendant, replica of the find from Birka, Sweden. Dated from the 9th century.
This beautiful amulet in Borre-style presents the zoomorphic figure of a serpent or dragon.
At the grave 835, 968 and 1084 of Birka, another identical amulets were found. That makes believe that this amulet enjoyed great popularity among the inhabitants of this population.
The original is exhibited at the Statens Historiska Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.
This replica is hand-made of bronze.
Measures: 2 x 2.5 cm.