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A small - but quite unique - finding answers the question that you probably did not know existed: Is Thor's Hammer at a hammer?
It is clear that after an amateur archaeologist has found the only known copy of a Thor's hammer, which has runes on it. Runes states clearly established that the hammer really is - a hammer.
"It says, 'Hmar x is', which translated into modern Danish means: 'This is a hammer'," says runolog Lisbeth Imer from the National Museum in a press release from the museum. She described the discovery as 'unique'.
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In Norse mythology, Mjölnir (/ˈmjɒlnɪər/ or /ˈmjɒlnər/ myol-n(ee)r; also Mjǫlnir, Mjollnir, Mjölner, Mjølner, Mjølnir or Mjølne) is the hammer of Thor, a major Norse god associated with thunder. Mjölnir is depicted in Norse mythology as one of the most fearsome weapons, capable of leveling mountains. In his account of Norse mythology Snorri Sturluson relates how the hammer was made by the dwarven brothers Sindri and Brokkr, and how its characteristically short handle was due to a mishap during its manufacture.
Is she holding it? How big is that?
originally posted by: MysterX
Looks more like a stylised aircraft than a hammer to me.
Perhaps the word 'hammer' is meant to indicate the aircraft hammered and pounded it's enemies from above?