This drawing is of a polyhedral weight of a type that the Vikings adopted from Middle Eastern cultures and brought back to Europe with them. These weights are very common on Viking Age sites.
- circa 800 — 1000
- Viking Designs
- Arabic, copper_alloy, Danelaw, drawing, Economy, Lincolnshire, Portable_Antiquities_Scheme, trade, weight
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Drawn by Adam Parsons of Blueaxe Reproductions