Man Knows Little handcarved jawbone , Famous Oseberg Ship Inscription

$14.40 $18.00

PS, due to market conditions and scarcity of materials i have had to increase prices on bone materials for the foreseeable future.

These handcrafted viking bone runes are made from the jaw of a Coyote.

This inscription is younger futhark and was hand carved on the famous Oseberg ship which is considered to be the wealthiest viking age grave uncovered yet.

The carving directly translates to "man knows little" which has inspired a lot of debates on what the intention of this carving was, perhaps a warning? perhaps it had to do with afterlife..

Around 5 and 1/2 inches long.

Real bone.

If you have any questions please feel free to
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Shipped in a thick padded mailer to protect the product.

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Shipping from United States

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3-5 business days

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Care instructions

If your leather is feeling a little dry and stiff one of the best products you can ever apply is mink oil paste or "leather fat", a light coating will soften, protect and even help repel water

Wholesale availability

If you are looking to buy wholesale i start discounts at 25 items i also help with viking weddings and would be happy to work with you on what ever your looking for.

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