I have taken on a posament project, the interpretation of a headdress after Birka grave 798. The drawing of the excavation shows how several posament braids were around the skull. The reconstruction of the braid P1 is no problem and I have already made several braids of this type. But the braid P2 caused me […]
When I started making posaments some 10 years ago no high-resolution photographs of the original finds were available. There were the black and white images from Birka III and low-resolution photographs published by the SHM on their online database. All those images lacked the details to see the exact braiding of the wires. My reproductions […]
English version below. In Huddinge, ganz in der Nähe von Birka und direkt südlich von Stockholm, wurde in den 80ern ein wikingerzeitliches Gräberfeld untersucht. In den Grabhügeln sind unter anderem auch einige Posamente aus Silberdraht gefunden worden.