A Valkyrie "chooser of the slain" is one of a host of female figures who choose those who may die in battle and those who may live. Selecting among half of those who die in battle. The valkyries bring their chosen to the afterlife hall of the slain, ruled over by the god Odin. Valkyries also appear as lovers of heroes and other mortals, where they are sometimes described as the daughters of royalty.
Cold Cast Bronze
12 3/8" L