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Viking Burials Explored at Valhalla Exhibition in York

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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Artefacts and human skeletons found at Viking burial sites go on display later in a major new exhibition in York

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Allan Yorkowitz (446)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 10:57 am
How I would love to see these. York and its Minster, are my favorite places in all England.

Roger Garin-michaud (68)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 1:05 pm
noted thanks !

John B. (173)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 6:48 pm
Thanks Marty for posting the BBC article. Very interesting and I like the title of the exhibit "Valhalla(from Old Norse Valhöll "hall of the slain". Read and noted.

Fred Krohn (34)
Monday July 23, 2012, 1:29 pm
Hey, those are my people! Some of us are going back to Odin as well! Better awareness of our ancestors provides us with lessons pertinent to modern times, including when civilisation may fall!

Kate Kenner (201)
Monday July 23, 2012, 3:20 pm
My daughter works in the theater in New York but her second major was archeology (well, anthropology) because she might like to see it in her rare spare time.

Nirmal Awal (10)
Monday July 23, 2012, 9:46 pm
History and archaeology are very interesting subjects.As a great man said 'the subject of history is the life of peoples and humanity'.

Kerrie G. (135)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 2:03 am
Noted, thanks.

Nimue Pendragon (255)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 4:27 am
I'm in two minds about this.

Gene Jacobson (256)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 2:42 pm
Those are MY ancestors. I want their bones properly interred. Why are we digging up graves anyway? The Native Americans feel very strongly about this topic and rightly so. What scientific purpose is being served by digging up people from their final resting place? Gonna start in the old churchyards next? Ick.

Robert Hardy (68)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 3:28 pm

Tal H. (8)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 5:25 pm
Brilliant! :)
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