Item Name Viking Strapend
Period 10th century
Discovery Site Birka
Country Uppland, Sweden
H. Arbman, Birka I. KVHAA: Uppsala 1940, Stockholm 1943.
Cast bronze strapend with animal head tip and Borre ring-chain ornamentation. From a male burial in a chamber grave at Birka, together with a matching buckle ( seen here). Specially created for museum exhibition 'VIKINGS' (ANMM, Sydney 2005-06). Comes complete with backing plate and four pins, the attachment system is exactly as the original.
To Suit Strap Width: 1.6cm or more.
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