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Gilded silver ear spoon. The handle is decorated with a female figure on one side and animal ornamentation on the other. Hanging attachment in the shape of a closed, striated silver ring. The woman has her hair up in a pretzel knot at her neck and is holding out a drinking horn. Her clothing has wings and resembles a bird. The figure probably represents one of the mythological goddesses who could disguise themselves as a bird. Grave find, Birka, Bj 507, Adelsö Parish, Uppland.

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Object number: 456867_HST

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