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Thorshammer

Heathen amulet dated to 9th or 10th century.

 

In Norse / Anglo-Saxon Heathenry Thor is the defender of both gods and men and his hammer is a powerful symbol of protection.

 

From the collection of the British Museum, London, England.

This picture was taken with a hand held camera with no flash so the focus isn't brilliant.

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Taken on March 28, 2009