Extremely rare bronze Viking "Midgard Serpent" ring. The Midgard Snake is the most dangerous monster in Norwegian Mythology. He was so big that he was in a circle around the world (Midgard). The snake was eventually killed by Thor. Nowadays as a piece of jewellery very sought after in the contemporary modern edition, see plate,
Dating: Early Medieval, 9th–10th century.
Dimensions: diameter 19 mm.
Condition: good, with the usual signs of wear.
The seller warrants that he has obtained this item legally.
Originating from a Dutch collection collected since 1975.
See the photos/scans for a correct impression.
Registered shipping from the Netherlands.
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- Ekstremt sjelden og original
- bronse skandinavisk
- Viking "Midgard Serpent" ring - 19 mm.
- Århundre / Tidsramme
- 9e/10e eeuw
- God tilstand, se bilde