Pendant (L.A18.1860.0.0)

A copper alloy pendant

A Viking style copper alloy pendant with zoomorphic and open knotwork interlace design. Pendants were worn as jewellery and came in a variety of shapes and styles showing the influences of the local cultures with whom the Vikings came into contact.

Object Type

Pendant

Date

circa 900 — 1100

Original/Reproduction

Original

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

Jewry Wall Museum, Leicester

Keywords

copper_alloy, Danelaw Saga, Leicester, pendant

Further information

You can see the original at Jewry Wall Museum, Leicester.

This object is related to Leicester, Leicestershire.
Find out about Leicester, Leicestershire.

Acknowledgements

(c) Leicester City Council Arts and Museums, used with permission