Drawing of a Polyhedral Weight

A copper alloy polyhedral weight

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.

Object Type

Weight

Material

Collection

Viking Designs

Keywords

copper_alloy, trade, weight

Further information

Acknowledgements

Drawn by Adam Parsons of Blueaxe Reproductions