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Mysterious double Viking boat burial discovered
New York Post ^ | November 22, 2019 | James Rogers

Posted on 11/22/2019 12:30:25 PM PST by rdl6989

A mysterious double Viking boat burial has been discovered in Norway, intriguing experts.

Last month archaeologists excavating a site at Vinjeroa in central Norway uncovered the boat grave of a woman who died in the second half of the 9th century. Shell-shaped gilded bronze brooches and a crucifix-shaped brooch fashioned from an Irish harness fitting were found in the grave, along with a pearl necklace, two pairs of scissors, part of a spindle and a cow’s skull, according to the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

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TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: ancientautopsies; ancientnavigation; godsgravesglyphs; middleages; navigation; norway; renaissance; thevikings; vikingburial; vikings; vinjeroa
It seems odd she was buried inside the boat of a man buried a century earlier.
1 posted on 11/22/2019 12:30:26 PM PST by rdl6989
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To: SunkenCiv

Viking burial ping.


2 posted on 11/22/2019 12:30:50 PM PST by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989

This gives a little more information:

https://www.newsweek.com/mysterious-viking-burial-boat-archaeologists-1473194


3 posted on 11/22/2019 12:34:39 PM PST by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989

Two boats are better than one.


4 posted on 11/22/2019 12:40:17 PM PST by DannyTN
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Could be family. She might be his granddaughter or great-granddaughter buried with her ancestor.


5 posted on 11/22/2019 2:18:59 PM PST by Pete from Shawnee Mission
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To: rdl6989

The cow’s skull is weird, too.


6 posted on 11/22/2019 2:26:43 PM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: rdl6989; StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; 1ofmanyfree; 21twelve; 24Karet; 2ndDivisionVet; ...
Thanks rdl6989. Seems like a good time to post the weekly Digest ping as well.
Slow week -- here are the other GGG topics introduced since the previous Digest ping:

7 posted on 11/22/2019 11:06:48 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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8 posted on 11/22/2019 11:17:22 PM PST by bitt (I hired Donald Trump to fire people like Yovanovitch.)
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To: rdl6989

“Last month archaeologists excavating a site at Vinjeroa in central Norway uncovered the boat grave of a woman who died in the second half of the 9th century. Shell-shaped gilded bronze brooches and a crucifix-shaped brooch fashioned from an Irish harness fitting were found in the grave, along with a pearl necklace, two pairs of scissors, part of a spindle and a cow’s skull,”

Do What?


9 posted on 11/22/2019 11:28:07 PM PST by waterhill (I Shall Remain, in spite of __________.)
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I get it. Buried in a boat next to a warrior also buried in a boat.

Rich kin.


10 posted on 11/23/2019 12:10:57 AM PST by waterhill (I Shall Remain, in spite of __________.)
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To: Pete from Shawnee Mission

And rich too :^)


11 posted on 11/23/2019 12:12:13 AM PST by waterhill (I Shall Remain, in spite of __________.)
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