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Finds from a burial at Nordre Fevang. They include an 'Vlfberht' sword, a spearhead, an axe, arrowheads and a shield boss.

A rattle, a pair of scissors, and a pottery jar from Tønsberg.

An iron rattle from Vestfold in Norway.

Rattles were found with each of the carved animal heads. Their function is uncertain, but it has been suggested that they might have been musical instruments, sleigh bells or cult objects used in religious rituals.
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