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Famous Viking Warrior Was a Woman, DNA Reveals

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

- 157 days ago -
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

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

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Monday April 16, 2018, 5:22 am

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

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

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

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

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