AXE OF PERUN, Slavic Amulet, tin

6.00 €
(catalogue 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.

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