Runed Thor's Hammer found in Denmark

Archaeologists from the National Museum of Denmark have declared a small torshammere (Thor’s Hammer Amulet) found recently on the Danish Island of Lolland, the only such amulet with a runic inscription. (photos)

The small bronze hammer, inscibed with silver and gold, reads Hmar x is (“This is a Hammer”). The inscription shows that the owner was literate, making him a person of some status. The hammer dates to the 10th century.