There were lemons everywhere – they drizzled salads, flavoured risottos, lurked in shot glasses; they decorated kitchen tiles, emblazoned tea towels and dangled from stalls among a blaze of oranges and hot-red chillies. But, best of all, they hung heavy and fragrant in the grove outside my window, citrus lanterns luminescing the green and reminding me that I might just be in some sort of Mediterranean Shangri-La.
Extremely Rare Viking 'Odin and Ravens' Firesteel Copper-alloy, 25.42 grams, 58.60 mm. Circa 9th-10th century AD. A cast copper-alloy firesteel with iron striking surface below, bifacial with identical design to each face. Reference: published in Hammond, B. British Artefacts vol.2 - Middle Saxon & Viking, Witham, 2010 item 1.16-f.