Old Norse Mystery: What Do the Couples Depicted on Thousands of Miniature Gold Amulets Symbolize?
One of many other theories some researchers believe is that the amulets may have been a kind of entrance ticket for those who were found worthy to attend religious ceremonies.
Or do the miniature images represent something we simply do not understand?
We will probably never get the answer to this Old Norse mystery and we have to acknowledge that some puzzles will remain unresolved.
Top image: Gold miniature amulet (front and back) from the Åker farm in Hamar, Eastern Norway: Both male and female are depicted without hair, something that is unusual. (Photo: Vegard Vike and Jessica McGraw / Museum of Cultural History, Oslo)
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