Ægishjálmur (Helm of Awe or Helm of Terror) is one of the Icelandic magical symbols. It is believed to possess powerful qualities of protection against evil or injustice. It was used by warriors to induce fear in their enemies’ hearts and to prevail in battle.
- Tin alloy, covered with antimony and patinated
- Size 2.5 cm
Symbol in the Norse Edda saga.