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.
For any "Game of Thrones" fan, the cry "Where are my dragons" invokes any number of emotions. This is one of the dragons that belong to Daenerys, Mother of Dragons.
The iron throne, fought over for years in the fictional world of George R.R. Martin's "Game of Thrones."
A dragon maquette from Season 2 of "Game of Thrones."
These are Daenerys' famous dragon eggs, which hatched the dragons she is using to help consolidate her power.
Two gowns worn by Daenerys Targeryen on "Game of Thrones."
Jon Snow cloak
A cloak worn by Jon Snow, played by Kit Harington.
An outfit worn by Ygritte, played on "Game of Thrones" by Rose Leslie.
Ygritte's bow and arrow
Ygritte was a master with her bow and arrow, seen here.
Red Wedding blades
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.
Lord Tyrion's suit
A suit worn by Lord Tyrion Lannister, played by Peter Dinklage.
Stannis' map pieces
A set of map pieces used by Stannis Baratheon, another contestant for the throne, as he plotted strategy.
Blade that cut Jaime's hand off
Fans of the show will never forget when Jaime Lannister had his hand cut off by Locke.
The shackles used to keep Jaime Lannister captive.
Ned Stark's sword
This is "Ice," Ned Stark's greatsword, made from Valyrian steel.
This is King Joffrey Baratheon's crossbow, which he used to threaten his fiancee, Margaery Tyrell.
This is an outfit worn by Arya Stark, played by Maisie Williams.
A suit fit for a king
An outfit worn by Joffrey Baratheon, King of Westeros.
The wedding crowns meant for King Joffrey (bottom) and Margaery Tyrell.Arya's sword
This is "Needle," Arya Stark's sword. It was given to her by Jon Snow, who warned her to "stick 'em with the pointy end."
Jaime's golden hand
Jaime Lannister's golden hand.