“Hammer of Thor” amulets confirmed as hammers

The iconic Viking amulets that seemed to represent hammers – and known as “Hammer of Thor” – can now do to latest archaeological findings be confirmed as hammers. The debate has centered around the shape of unearthed amulets, and whether the assumption of them being a hammer was absolutely certain.  However, this confirmation has come via a recent find where the amulet bears the rune text “Hmar x is” which translates to: “This is a hammer”.

Source: Discovery.com


 

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