The Alfred Jewel is a Anglo-Saxon ornament made of enamel and quartz enclosed in gold that was discovered in 1693. It has been dated from the late 9th century. It was made in the reign of Alfred the Great and is inscribed "aelfred mec heht gewyrcan", meaning 'Alfred ordered me made'.Ca. 900 A.D. Medieval.
The amount of foreshadowing in this scene blows my mind. I still wonder whether it was intentional or accidental, since the writers didn't always seem to have a clear idea of where they were going with things, but still. Epic. --description written by Frodo the Second