Item: Medieval Viking Era Bronze BraceletDate: C. 900 - 1100 A.D.Material: bronzeDimensions: 50mm; 16gramsProvenance: Obtained from an old British collection, purchased from a private collector in London, acquired between 1960 - 1990.
Open ended bracelet with pointed terminals representing snake heads of Jormungandr, the World Serpent. In Norse Myth, Odin threw Jormungandr, a child of Loki into the Ocean from Midgard, where he grew so large he was able to encircle the world and grasp his own tail in his mouth. It is said when he releases his tail, Ragnorok, the Viking end of days, will begin.
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