Viking axe pendant featuring Mammen style ornaments inspired by a real artifact. This remarkable Viking axe pendant is a historical reproduction of the famous Mammen axe found in Denmark, in the Mammen Village and dates to the end of the 10th Century. Our Mammen axe pendant is an accurate and very detailed replica of the original find, cast in solid bronze. The original artifact is displayed in the National Musuem of Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Mammen axe has a measurement of 4,9 cm x 2,6 cm and is considered one of the most remarkable Viking artifacts. On the one side depicts a tree motif believed to represent Yggdrasil and on the other side depicts and animal figure believed to be Gullinkambi, one of the three roosters whose crowing is foretold to signify the start of Ragnarok.
- Design & Type: Mammen Axe Pendant
- Gender: Can be worn by Men and Women
- 100% Handmade
- Double-sided pendant
- Material: Bronze
- Size: 4,9 cm to 2,6 cm
- Delivered in a free pouch
- Includes a 55cm leather cord in dark brown or black color
An impressive replica of the famous Viking Mammen axe from Denmark
Vikings used axes as their main weapons in battle but also for woodcutting and other purposes. A famous type of Viking axes is the "bearded axe". The bearded axe has its characteristic extended cutting edge providing a wide cutting surface while lowers the weight of the axe. A good example is the bearded axe found in Gotland which dates to the Iron Age.