Jellinge Style Die (LCNCC:1999.27)

A metalworker's die for manufacturing decorated foils found in Ketsby, Lincolnshire

This  copper alloy metalworker’s die was used for manufacturing decorated pressblech foils. It features an intertwined zoomorphic design in the Jellinge style which was a popular Scandinavian style in the 10th century.

Object Type

Die stamp

Date

circa 900 — 975

Style

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Original

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

The Collection, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Keywords

copper_alloy, Danelaw Saga, die, Jellinge, Scandinavian

Further information

You can see the original at The Collection, Lincoln, Lincolnshire.

This object is related to Ketsby, Lincolnshire.
Find out about Ketsby, Lincolnshire.

Acknowledgements

The Collection