To promote the upcoming Season 4 of 'Game of Thrones,' HBO brought an exhibit of original artifacts from the hit show to Austin for South by Southwest. CNET stopped by to check it out.
Hand of the king pin
AUSTIN--Winter is coming. Well, actually, it's about to be spring, but as fans of "Game of Thrones" know, HBO is soon going to debut Season 4 of the hit show.
To celebrate the forthcoming debut, HBO brought a collection of dozens of original "Game of Thrones" artifacts -- gowns, suits, swords, even dragons -- to Austin for South by Southwest, and the exhibit is open to the public.
This is the Hand of the King pin, worn by the chief adviser to the sitting King.
If you're worried about spoilers, you might not want to read on.
These two blades figure significantly in the famous "Red Wedding" scene at the end of Season 3 of "Game of Thrones." The dagger on the bottom was used by Roose Bolton to kill Robb Stark, after which Catelyn Stark used the knife to kill Walder Frey's wife.