The University-Museum of Northern Antiquities in Christiania; a short guide for visitors . d ornaments. When closely examined, however,we find many differences and variations, which cannot, of course,be commented upon here. The next room still contains objects from the same later iron age, chiefly arrangedin series after the various forms, not in collected discoveries. In the cases 62—65 are series of swords, arrows,spears, axes etc. from various places. Several of the swordshave handles inlaid with bronze or silver, and show, on theblade, traces of the name of the maker in Damascene work. On

The University-Museum of Northern Antiquities in Christiania; a short guide for visitors . d ornaments. When closely examined, however,we find many differences and variations, which cannot, of course,be commented upon here. The next room still contains objects from the same later iron age, chiefly arrangedin series after the various forms, not in collected discoveries. In the cases 62—65 are series of swords, arrows,spears, axes etc. from various places. Several of the swordshave handles inlaid with bronze or silver, and show, on theblade, traces of the name of the maker in Damascene work. On Stock Photo
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The University-Museum of Northern Antiquities in Christiania; a short guide for visitors . d ornaments. When closely examined, however, we find many differences and variations, which cannot, of course, be commented upon here. The next room still contains objects from the same later iron age, chiefly arrangedin series after the various forms, not in collected discoveries. In the cases 62—65 are series of swords, arrows, spears, axes etc. from various places. Several of the swordshave handles inlaid with bronze or silver, and show, on theblade, traces of the name of the maker in Damascene work. On the wall opposite the windows, two pieces of iron chain-mail armour of this period are suspended, made in a manner thatwas in use already in the time of the Romans and far into themiddle ages. In the cases 66—68 are gold and silver objects, chieflyfrom discovered hidden treasures. Special notice should betaken of the gold spur, with a strap-button belonging to it, with handsome ornaments, in case 67, to the left. It was foundin the earth near Moss, south of Christiania. The whole of. Fig- 31-

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