Icelandic drinking horn (c. 1500)

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Title

Icelandic drinking horn (c. 1500)

Description

Icelandic drinking horn (30cm), called 'the Mary horn' for the inscription it bears, 'AUE MARIA'. Dated c. 1500, it has at some point in its history been converted into a horn for carrying gun powder, with the addition of metal fixtures that have obliterated some of its carvings.

Creator

The National Museum of Iceland

Source

Sarpur: Menningarsögulegt gagnasafn, https://www.sarpur.is/Adfang.aspx?AdfangID=338067

Rights

The National Museum of Iceland. All rights reserved.

Identifier

The National Museum of Iceland, 2005-10.

Citation

The National Museum of Iceland, “Icelandic drinking horn (c. 1500),” Reception and Reinvention: Old Norse in Time and Space, accessed October 1, 2022, https://oldnorsereception.omeka.net/items/show/107.

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