Catalog number: SBR447
Your Price: 265.00 €
This viking torques with two heads of a viking Sea Dragon (Jörmungandr) is made of sterling silver (hand twisted). Size of a head terminal: 1.1 x 3 cm.
Migration Period golden bracteates, Vendel era helmet plates, Germanic Iron Age bird-shaped brooches are also objects depicting this Water Dragon. Localities: Uppsala, Valsgärde, Sutton Hoo.
In Norse mythology, Jörmungandr is known as the Midgard Serpent (Old Norse: Miðgarðsormr). This sea sea serpent Odin threw into the great ocean that encircles Midgard. The serpent grew so large that it was able to surround the earth and grasp its own tail. During Ragnarök will fight against Thor. It is an example of an Ouroboros.