Icelandic Cross pendant Norse Viking jewelry

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Icelandic Cross -  silver pendant
Made in Denmark

Cast cross from Iceland, Viking Age, 900-1000 A.D. The mouth of the animal forms the axis on the longest arm of the cross. This is considered to be a combined cross and Thor's hammer - a special Icelandic design from the period when Christianity was gaining favor over pagan practices. Original in the National Museum, Iceland.

Pendant is 1-3/8" high