AXE OF PERUN, Slavic Amulet, tin
Catalog number: OSL113
Replica of a Perun Axe (Poland). Archaeological finds of these amulets are common in many Slavic countries. The Axe of Perun is a pendant shaped like a battle axe. It may be found in certain parts of Scandinavia and modern day Russia. Perun is a pre-Christian god of thunder and lightning and is the highest god of the Slavic pantheon. Material: tin. Hand cast. 2.4 x 3.7 cm.