1,000-year-old burial may have been a female Viking warrior

Ship burials—interring human remains with an entire ship—were a Viking tradition for warriors. Recent research on a ship burial found on the western coast of Scotland has indicated the warrior buried there may have been a female warrior.

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Revealed: the secrets of rare Viking boat burial uncovered in Swordle Bay on Ardnamurchan peninsula

By Judith Duffy

The Herald (Scotland)

February 4, 2017