Viking ship burial discovered in Norway just 50cm underground

The imposing burial mound that once covered it has long since been ploughed out. Another mound, Jelle mound, still rises high in the field, and the research has also traced the outlines of at least eight other previously unknown burial mounds that once surrounded it, and five nearby longhouses.

…“The ship burial does not exist in isolation, but forms part of a cemetery which is clearly designed to display power and influence.”

Viking ship burial discovered in Norway just 50cm underground | Science | The Guardian

Wild.

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