Drawing of the Saltfleetby Spindle Whorl

Drawn by Adam Parsons

Drawing of a lead alloy spindle whorl from Saltfleetby, Lincolnshire showing the top of the runic inscription.

Object Type


Ascribed Culture


Viking Designs


inscription, Lincolnshire, mythology, Odin, runes, runic_inscription, spindle whorl, textile_production

Further information

This object is related to Saltfleetby St Clement, Lincolnshire.
Find out about Saltfleetby St Clement, Lincolnshire.


Drawing by Adam Parsons of Blueaxe Reproductions


Hines, John. 2017. “A glimpse of the heathen Norse in Lincolnshire.” In Crossing Boundaries. Interdisciplinary approaches to the art, material culture, language and literature of the early medieval world, ed. Eric Cambridge and Jane Hawkes, 118-26. Oxford: Oxbow.