"Valkyrie bearing a Hero to Valhalla" — Gayley, 1893

Valkyrie

"Valkyrie bearing a Hero to Valhalla" — Gayley, 1893

"In Old Norse mythology, the maiden attendants of Odin, who, at his command, rode over battlefields and bore the souls of the bravest of the slain to Valhalla, Odin's great hall." -Foster, 1921

Valkyrie

"In Old Norse mythology, the maiden attendants of Odin, who, at his command, rode over battlefields…