Anthropomorphic pendant. The Vikings, X century. Silver, gold plated.

Bronze age art history essay question HIGHER LEVEL Below are Leaving Cert Art History exam questions. Exam Questions and Marking Schemes for. Gold-working techniques developed during the Bronze Age.

Brooch in the Form of a Bird of Prey [Vendel; made in Scandinavia] (1991.308) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This crouching bird of prey, usually identified as an eagle, is thought to represent Odin, the supreme god of war and battle in Nordic mythology. The design is an early example of the sort of animal motifs that become so important in Viking art.

Scandinavia's only silver figure of Freyja. Found at Tiss�.

Silver figure of Freyja. The Goddess Freyja – seeress of the gods and seductress. Scandinavia's only silver figure of Freyja. Found at Tissø. Photo credit - National Museum of Denmark

guldgubber portraying a man with a wrap-style jacket

Viking era thin gold plate "guldgubbe" portraying a man with a wrap-style jacket.

Freyja Amulet Danish National Museum

Viking women’s hair was also well kept. It was typically long and could be attractively styled. We can see this on small silver and bronze figures : Figure with hair attractively tied up in the neck

Valkyrie brooch (9th century). Silver. Galgebakken, Vrejlev, Vendsyssel, Denmark© The National Museum of Denmark

Figure depicting a valkyrie. In Norse mythology the valkyries took fallen warriors to Valhalla. Photograph: The National Museum.

Kissing guldgubbe. Observe her shawl and the long, possible pleated dres.

Kissing guldgubbe- experiment- it looks like the wrists of the cloak are fastened.

Viking 'Skoll and Hati' Harness 9th-11th cent.AD,found  in Thetford,Norfolk,UK

Viking horse harness pendant with image of Norse mythological wolves Skoll and Hati