Rare Odin amulet found on Lolland

A father and his two sons have found a 1,500-year-old golden amulet in a field at Magletving on Lolland.

“It is a really exciting and unique find for us,” Marie Brinch, the curator at Museum Lolland-Falster, told TV ØST about the find by Carsten, Lauritz and Lukas Heln.

The amulet (or bracteate) is a small, round, thin golden disc with a decorated front that is framed by a gold thread. It has an eyelet for a cord or chain, so it could be carried around the neck.

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