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Viking shield. I have a Old shield, but could not find the exact pic. It still has the leather strap they they used to hold it, it is attached on one end. My ex brother-inlaw brought it back from overseas while he was in the army.
The Sutton Hoo burial site has been dated 7th century AD and is thought to be that of Rædwald ruler of the East Angles. Among the many treasures at the head of a suit of decorative mail armor was this iron helmet (replica) tin leaf and bronze were pure decoration. There is what appears to be a bird framing the eyes, nose and forehead.