Viking Silver Seal-Ring engraved with two Heroes, the kings Hjalvar and Orvar-Odd and a Mythological three between them.
Lovely styled made in niello ring depicting a scene of two males warriors holding a dagger probably inspired from the tale of the mythological Swidish king of Uppsala Hjalmar and the mytological Norwegian Hero Orvar-Odd and their bloody two days duel which concluded equal and they became a Blood Brothers!
Decorated pseudo-shields below the bezel.
Almost intact and still wearable!
Date: 9th-11th Century AD
Purchased by the current owner in 2014 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.
Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.
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- Seal-Ring engraved with two Heroes, the kings Hjalvar and Orvar-Odd and a Mythological three between
- Century/ Timeframe
- 9th.-11th. Century AD.
- Good Condition, See Photo