Home Objects Svenska Svenska
Home Boundless meetings Family and hierarchy Midgard Belief and traditions 46: Different concepts combined in objects 47: New and old symbols melded into hybrids 48: Brooches to read and understand 49: Many kinds of Christianity 50: Magical amulets 51: Attributes of the gods 52: Relics became traded goods 53: Offerings in boundary areas gave protection 54: Cult worship in the boundary areas 55: Men of the church took power and position 56: Three gods of fertility 57: The Aesir – the gods of the aristocracy 58: Staff-bearers could see into the future The living and the dead Divine craftwork Trading and raiding Waterways Town-like centres Christian monuments


Drum hammer

Antler drum hammer. The T-shaped head is decorated with a shallow cut wreath decoration. Drumsticks were part of the equipment of a noaidi. It would be used together with the drum at religious rituals and séances. Stray find from unknown findspot, Lappland.

Download image

Object number: 599436_HST

<   13 of 47  >