VIKING SLAVE SHACKLE KEY C.900-1000 AD - WAS $160.00

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Iron 3” length with tapered shank and circular bit with two holes. The grip with a loop terminal for suspension. Made to open a hinged shackle lock used in the slave trade. It is estimated that by 1000 AD, 10% of Europe’s population was enslaved. Vikings were active slavers, taking coastal village dwellers for their own use, sale to the trade, and in some cases, ransom. A typical Viking homestead is said to have had one or more slave dwellings.

Item ID: UC8310

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VIKING SLAVE SHACKLE KEY C.900-1000 AD - WAS $160.00

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