Size: 3.1cm x 2.8cm
The Axe is a mighty symbol of the warrior, and an alternate form of the Hammer of Thor.
To the Germanic warrior the battle Axe was the second most common weapon after the spear, and a powerfull weapon is was; carried in the hand like a staff it had not to be unsheathed like a sword, nor bent as a bow, or poised as a spear. without preparation it could inflict a mortal blow.
Great numbers of small Axe amulets have been found in the graves of warriors, and in votive deposits, given as sacrafice to help ensure victory in battle.