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Holger Arbman - Birka I (страница 7) : фотографии Разное

Holger Arbman - Birka I (страница 7) : фотографии Разное

Bells from Birka. These were mostly found in children's graves. The author suggests that these were probably not part of the clothing, but rather served as parts of pacifying toys ("Kinderklapper") or as amulets, with perhaps an additional function of allowing parents to hear where the child was. (Article on "Schellen" by Anne Sofie Gräslund, from Birka II, part I, ed. Greta Arwidsson)

Bells from Birka. These were mostly found in children's graves. The author suggests that these were probably not part of the clothing, but rather served as parts of pacifying toys ("Kinderklapper") or as amulets, with perhaps an additional function of allowing parents to hear where the child was. (Article on "Schellen" by Anne Sofie Gräslund, from Birka II, part I, ed. Greta Arwidsson)

Viking age earspoon from Birka (BJ507, föremålsidentitet 456867).  Örslev av silver. Har en kvinna porträtterad på ena sidan och ett djur på den andra sidan (valkyria och fenrisulven?).

Viking age earspoon from Birka (BJ507, föremålsidentitet 456867). Örslev av silver. Har en kvinna porträtterad på ena sidan och ett djur på den andra sidan (valkyria och fenrisulven?).

Pleated Serk from Birka: Hagg says they were created  by gathering the fabric with a needle and thread, and subsequently drawing the thread tight, then moistening the fabric, stretching it and leaving it to dry before removing the thread. (Paraphrased from site)

Pleated Serk from Birka: Hagg says they were created by gathering the fabric with a needle and thread, and subsequently drawing the thread tight, then moistening the fabric, stretching it and leaving it to dry before removing the thread. (Paraphrased from site)

Grave Bj.660 from Birka, Sweden. Womans grave, with staff, in the book The Viking Way Religion and War in the Later Iron Age of Scandinavia by Neil Price. Drawing by Thórhallur Thráinsson.

Grave Bj.660 from Birka, Sweden. Womans grave, with staff, in the book The Viking Way Religion and War in the Later Iron Age of Scandinavia by Neil Price. Drawing by Thórhallur Thráinsson.

Various pendants. From Birka I by Holger Arbman

Various pendants. From Birka I by Holger Arbman

Pendants with embossed designs reminescent of shields. From Birka II, part 3, ed. Greta Arwidsson.

Pendants with embossed designs reminescent of shields. From Birka II, part 3, ed. Greta Arwidsson.

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