Finding poetry in the ground – a kenning of silver from Neble, Zealand

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Abstract

A circular pendant or brooch found near Neble, Zealand, is interpreted as a double-sided amulet, decorated respectively on one side as a shield and as a wheel on the reverse. This dual iconography is suggested as a material reference to the kenning shield-wheel, known from Snorri Sturluson´s Skáldskaparmál.
Original languageEnglish
JournalDanish Journal of Archaeology
Volume10
Pages (from-to)1-7
Number of pages7
ISSN2166-2282
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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