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Famous Viking Warrior Was a Woman, DNA Reveals


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

Marty
- 157 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
More than a millennium ago in whatâEUR(TM)s now southeastern Sweden, a wealthy Viking warrior was laid to rest, in a resplendent grave filled with swords, arrowheads, and two sacrificed horses. The site reflected the ideal of Viking...



   

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Colleen L (3)
Saturday April 14, 2018, 4:37 pm
Wow...that's wonderful news. Nice knowing women were such warriors in those early years. Thanks Marty
 

Animae C (506)
Saturday April 14, 2018, 7:20 pm
Awesome!

TY Marty
 

Melania P (123)
Sunday April 15, 2018, 10:23 am
How cool!
 

Freya H (358)
Sunday April 15, 2018, 5:27 pm
Many ancient societies were more progressive than we think!
 

Walter F (129)
Sunday April 15, 2018, 6:17 pm
Thanks Marty An interesting post a Swedish Boadicea.
 

Janet B (0)
Sunday April 15, 2018, 8:25 pm
Thanks
 

. (0)
Monday April 16, 2018, 5:22 am
Noted..
 

Past Member (0)
Monday April 16, 2018, 5:27 am
Great!! Thank you for posting it.
 

Lindsay K (6)
Monday April 16, 2018, 1:07 pm
Noted - very interesting. Thanks for sharing. But females did, on occasions, lead armies out to battle - King Henry VIII's first wife, Catherine of Aragon lead the English army north when Henry was fighting in France, and her mother, Isabella of Castille, was a warrior Queen in Spain before her.
 

Janet B (0)
Monday April 16, 2018, 8:05 pm
Thanks
 

Angela J (61)
Monday April 16, 2018, 9:04 pm
Thanks
 

Ben O (140)
Tuesday April 17, 2018, 7:07 am
WOW!
 

TOM T (248)
Tuesday April 17, 2018, 8:38 am
TOTALLY AWESOME !! Thank You for Sharing .....
Thanks
 

Janet B (0)
Tuesday April 17, 2018, 8:37 pm
Thanks
 

Thomas M (0)
Sunday April 22, 2018, 6:22 am
Great, Thanks.
 
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