sword | British Museum
Narrow hilt collar from a set of gold sword hilt fittings, that is set with four garnets and partially decorated with filigree. The set consists of a) sword pommel, b) upper hilt guard, d) wide hilt collar and e) lower hilt guard. Remains of iron sword tang preserved inside the pommel, on the hilt collars and lower hilt guard.
Magic in Anglo-Saxon England
Just as with other Germanic people, magic was an important element in Anglo-Saxon life, with broader connections to the paradigm of Germanic mythology.
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