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Stricken Anvil

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The Stricken Anvil was the emblem of the House of the Hammer of Wrath, a house of Gondolin under Rog. It was emblazoned upon their shields: a hammer striking an anvil, sending sparks up. The larger part of that House were smiths, and it is probably from this that the symbol comes.[1]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, , p. 174