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July 19, 2014 at 8:52am
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Zoomorphic amulet idol, Siberia. 7-8 centuries.

July 16, 2014 at 2:59pm
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Russian crosses XV - XVI centuries with Virgin.
http://www.kulturologia.ru/blogs/220713/18573/

Russian crosses XV - XVI centuries with Virgin.

http://www.kulturologia.ru/blogs/220713/18573/

2:38pm
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magictransistor:

The Lewis Chessmen, carved from walrus ivory and whales teeth (Belonging to a group of 78 pieces found at one site on the Isle of Lewis (Camas Uig) in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, 1831); 12th century, probably made by Viking craftsmen originating in Trondheim, Norway.

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2:38pm
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A heavy sword handle, pommel, and guard.
Forged out of bronze with silver details.
Made in the 9th century for a Viking nobleman in northern Britain.
Found at Eigg in Scotland.
Currently held at the Museum of Scotland.

artofthedarkages:

A heavy sword handle, pommel, and guard.

Forged out of bronze with silver details.

Made in the 9th century for a Viking nobleman in northern Britain.

Found at Eigg in Scotland.

Currently held at the Museum of Scotland.

(via of-the-ages)

2:32pm
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Zoomorphic amulet padlock.
Russia, 14-15 centuries.

2:25pm
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Zoomorphic amulet padlock.
Russia, 14th century.

July 15, 2014 at 4:39pm
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Warrior helmet. Golden Horde. 13-14 centuries.

7:18am
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Amulet-pad "Sea horse.” Bronze, gilt.
Vikings, 10th century.

Amulet-pad "Sea horse.” Bronze, gilt.
Vikings, 10th century.

7:06am
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Bronze fibula with a chain.

Finno-Ugric imitation Vikings.10-12 centuries.

June 18, 2014 at 8:27am
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Hoard coins, amulets and jewelery, 16-17 centuries.