The Punishment of Loki (2)

The Punishment of Loki
Snorri says in Gylfaginning that the Æsir pursued Loki after the death of Baldr. Loki tried to evade capture by shapeshifting into a salmon and hiding in a stream. The gods noticed the ashes of a net, that Loki had invented and then burned, so they made a net and used it to capture him. The gods used the guts of one of Loki's sons to him to a rock with a snake dripping venom on his head. Loki's wife Sigyn stayed with him and held a bowl to catch the venom but had to leave Loki occasionally to empty the bowl.

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