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Shield-shaped silver pendant. The shield is lifelike with a central boss and punched swirl decoration. Shield pendants were part of the jewellery owned by affluent women. There are a number of theories about what the pendants symbolise, but none is so far universally accepted. Grave find, Birka, Bj 825, Adelsö Parish, Uppland.

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Object number: 567767_HST

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