Archaeology

Viking age boat burials found in Sweden

According to the New York Times, two tenth century burials and their boat were found under a group of modern houses in in Gamla Uppsala, Sweden.

One has been damaged. The other is intact. The remains of a man in the stern of the boat, burried with a horse and a dog in the bow of the boat. The boat also contains a sword, spear, shield and ornate comb, suggesting that the deceased were of some consequence.


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