The Franks Casket sculpture with 4 languages: Runic, Roman, Old English and Latin. Original made in Whalebone. Shows scenes of Christian, Jewish, Roman and Germanic. (British Museum exclusive) at British Museum shop online
A engraved gold seahorse which is part of a treasure hoard of Anglo Saxon artifacts found in Staffordshire, UK. The "sea-horse" mount – one of the most remarkable pieces in the hoard. Via Susan Fernandes - Sand Glass & Mermaid Tails
Anglo-Saxon pen case carved from walrus ivory. The designs show variations of the tree of life. This shot shows to top of a long foliate design interlaced with lions and birds. Collection of the British Museum, London.
The Franks Casket a small box of carved whalebone produced by Viking craftsmen in Northumbria at the end of the cent. The lid and sides have runic inscriptions, and the motifs carved with scenes both from Norse and Classical mythology