Drawing of the Saltfleetby Spindle Whorl

Drawn by Adam Parsons

Drawing of a lead alloy spindle whorl from Saltfleetby, Lincolnshire showing part of the runic inscription. For further information, see the entry for the original item.

Object Type

Unknown

Date

1000 — 1200

Style

Ascribed Culture

Material

Collection

Viking Designs

Keywords

Danelaw, drawing, Heimdall, inscription, Lincolnshire, mythology, Odin, Portable_Antiquities_Scheme, runes, runic_inscription, spindle whorl, textile_production, Viking, women

Further information

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

Acknowledgements

Drawing by Adam Parsons of Blueaxe Reproductions

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme

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.

Jesch, Judith. 2018-19, ‘Further thoughts on E18 Saltfleetby.’ Futhark: International Journal of Runic Studies 9-10 (2018-19), 201-13.