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Copy of Carminskrinet

The Cammin Casket, elk ivory and gilt bronze with nailed and engraved trim; Mammen style of decoration Denmark)

Two Minnekastchen (small highly decorated caskets for holding documents or a few books) from the 14th century in the Museum fur angewandte Kunst, Cologne, Germany.

Two Minnekastchen (small highly decorated caskets for holding documents or a few books) from the century in the Museum fur angewandte Kunst, Cologne, Germany.

Casket: Italy, 13th century-14th century

Casket

Casket, cylindrical, carved ivory with remains of painted and gilded decoration and gilt metal mounts, Siculo-Arabic, to century.

Viking cupUppåkra Arkeologiska Center, Sweden

A beaker made of bronze and silver with embossed gold bands. Found in the cult house deposited with a glass bowl. It dates to about 500 AD and it is probable that it was made in Uppåkra. (Photography by Bengt Almgren, LUHM)

Censer- a container, usually covered,in which incense is burned especially during religious services; thurible.   I wondered if the incense in the censer have a unique smell to them.

Censer- a container, usually covered,in which incense is burned especially during religious services; I wondered if the incense in the censer have a unique smell to them.

The Viking era Jelling Cup, said to be used by Gorm the Old (bef. 900-c. 958 AD), the first historically authenticated King of Denmark and the first Viking ruler to tolerate Christianity. This silver chalice was found at Gorm's capital at Jelling, in Jylland, Denmark. source

The Viking era Jelling Cup, said to be used by Gorm the Old, the first historically authenticated King of Denmark and the first Viking ruler to tolerate Christianity. This silver chalice was found at Gorm's capital at Jelling, in Jylland, Denmark.

Detail of the Cammin Casket, Mammen Style

Detail of the Cammin Casket, Mammen Style, 1000 AD Nationalmuseet, Copenhagen, Denmark

Container for Holy Oils, carved bone decorated with engraving and pigment, Northeastern France c. 500 - 700 AD

Container for Holy Oils, carved bone decorated with engraving and pigment, Northeastern France c. 500 - 700 AD at the Met Museum, USA

Gold grave goods of celtic chieftain from Hochdorf, Germany. About 530 BC

The Hochdorf Chieftain's Grave is a richly-furnished Celtic burial chamber dating from 530 BC, Halstatt D

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