Dane Axe Pendant
Brass pendant based on original found at Gotland, Sweden dated to X-XI Century AD
In the 10th–11th C. the Dane Axe gained popularity as well in areas outside Scandinavia where Viking influence was strong such as England, Ireland, Normandy and Russia. Historical accounts depict the Dane axe as the weapon of the warrior elite in this period such as the Huscarls of Anglo-Saxon England.
Length 28mm Width 18mm Weight 3.5 gram