Valkyrie Pouring Mead

Illustration

Joshua J. Mark
by Herman Wilhelm Bissen
published on 03 September 2021
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Statue of a Valkyrie pouring mead by Danish sculptor Herman Wilhelm Bissen, 1835.

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Photo by Bloodofox.

The work depicts the Valkyrie tending to the warriors in the afterlife realm of Valhalla where they served and cared for the fallen who would rise to fight at Ragnarök.

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Bissen, H. W. (2021, September 03). Valkyrie Pouring Mead. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14568/valkyrie-pouring-mead/

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Bissen, Herman Wilhelm. "Valkyrie Pouring Mead." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 03, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14568/valkyrie-pouring-mead/.

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Bissen, Herman Wilhelm. "Valkyrie Pouring Mead." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 Sep 2021. Web. 19 Sep 2021.