Pelta Shape with Animal-head Terminals in Early Animal Style
January 19, 2023
This design displays characteristic features of early animal style (c. 375–475 CE) in Scandinavia.
Simple compositions based on line symmetry with a blend of geometric and zoomorphic frameworks, like this typical crescent pelta-like shape with curling animal-head terminals, are common in this period.
Learn more about the style here:
The Anatomy of Germanic Art: Early Animal Style