Rare Viking Crucifix Found with Metal Detector : Discovery News

The small gold object, made in the image of Christ on the cross — is estimated to be Denmark’s oldest crucifix.

The small gold object, made in the shape of a man with outstretched arms — the image of Christ on the cross — is estimated to be Denmark’s oldest crucifix.

Dating from the first half of the 900s (10th century), the pendant has shed new light on Christianity in Denmark, according to experts at the Viking Museum at Ladby, where the crucifix is now kept.

Source: Rare Viking Crucifix Found with Metal Detector : Discovery News

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