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Thor's Hammer: CM.569-2010

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Viking (Ascribed culture)

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Description

Thor's hammer pendant with a trapezoidal head. Pierced at the base of the shaft. Shows signs of bending at the point where head joins shaft.

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2010-07-12) by Taylor, Geoffrey

Dating

Medieval
850 - 999

Components of the work

Object composed of lead Weight 6.12 g
Square Shaft Diameter 3.9 mm
Whole Object Height 3.9 mm Length 29.6 mm
Hammerhead Width 18.5 mm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.569-2010
Primary reference Number: 183886
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 9 June 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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