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Female Viking warrior's remarkable grave sheds new light on ancient society

Thursday 16:20 GMT

An incredible grave containing the skeleton of a Viking warrior, long thought to be male, has been confirmed as female, researchers say.

Stunning artifacts found in the grave indicated that it belonged to a high-status Viking warrior, who, for over a century, was assumed to be male. 581, was first discovered on the Swedish island of Bjorko in the late 19th century.

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