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Polishing stone for ironing made of glass. Grave find, Björkö, Adelsö, Uppland, Sweden. Object from the exhibition "We call them Vikings" produced by The Swedish History Museum.

Chatelaine -an idea and symbol of womens status -this is an example of Sami women's "chatelaine"

A sun cross, also known as the wheel cross, Odin’s cross, or Woden’s cross, a cross inside a circle, is a common symbol in artifacts of the Americas and Prehistoric Europe, particularly during the Neolithic to Bronze Age periods.

Terracotta spindle whorl Period: Archaic–Classical Date: 6th–5th century B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)

Late Medieval tapestry in the Louvre Museum showing a swift. Ala Professor Michael J. Fuller, Ph.D,Professor of Anthropology, St. Louis Community College.