Oldest Gungnir – Odin’s Spear Pendant
Brass pendant based on original found in Gilton, Kent, England dated to VI Century AD
In Poetic Edda, the Spear was made by the Dwarves. In Sigrdrífumál, the Valkyrie shares with Sigurd lore, including that runes were carved on the tip of Gungnir. According to the Prose Edda Odin will ride to the Ragnarök wearing a gold helmet, an impressive cloak of mail and carrying Gungnir. He will then attack the wolf Fenrir with it.
Length 40mm Width 6mm Weight 2.5 gram
Double Face Pattern