seolfor, n.n: silver. (SEH-ol-vor / ˈsɛɔl-vɔr)

A slightly curved silver-gilt fitting with runes inscribed along the side; one end is decorated with an intricate three-dimensional animal head with long ears, fangs and a tongue curling out so far out of its mouth that it touches its throat.
Silver gilt fitting with a runic inscription; England (London), late 8th century; British Museum 1869,0610.1. []

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