DNA proves high-ranking Viking warrior was a woman

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The Viking warrior buried in the grave bj581 was female, according to DNA testing, revealing an instance in which a woman obtained a high status among the Vikings. This is at odds with the traditional image of Vikings, though the notion itself isn’t new. The grave was excavated in the 19th century; the presence of weapons and shields in the … Continue reading
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