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Miniature lance

Bronze miniature representing a lance. The miniature has a long shaft which is round at the top and squared down towards the blade. The blade is flat, thin and wide at the middle. Miniature may be one of the attributes of the god of war, Odin. Stray find "under a stone" at Jättened by, Gudhem Parish, Västergötland.

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Object number: 266723_HST

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