Detail from an 11th century runic stone, Gamla Uppsala (Old Uppsala), Sweden. The inscription reads "Sigvid, the England traveller, erected this stone for Vidjärv, his father... The rest of the inscription is lost.
Avian/Raptor mount, 7th century, Götland, Sweden. Notice similarities to shield mounts from Vendel, Valsgärde, Sutton Hoo, and the 'Opposed-Raptor-and-Fish' mount from the Oglay Hay (Staffordshire) Hoard.