Tiny Viking crucifix could rewrite history | Fox News

Denmark’s Dennis Fabricius Holm got off work early on March 11 and decided to go for a stroll with his metal detector near the town of Aunslev.

“Suddenly I hit upon something,” he tells national broadcaster DR, per theLocal. “Ever since I turned over the clump of earth and saw the cross, I’ve been unable to think of anything else.” Holm had indeed made “an absolutely sensational discovery,” says archaeologist Malene Beck of the Ostfyns Museum.

The 1.5-inch-tall pendant, complete with gold threads and filigree pellets, features the image of an open-armed man and is almost identical to a silver crucifix found in Sweden

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