First fully intact Viking boat burial site uncovered

An excellent BBC news report here on the he UK mainland’s first fully intact Viking boat burial site. It has been uncovered at  Ardnamurchan, is thought to be more than 1,000 years old.  Artefacts buried alongside the Viking in his boat suggest he was a high-ranking warrior. Archaeologist Dr Hannah Cobb said the “artefacts and preservation make this one of the most important Norse graves ever excavated in Britain”.

There are some excellent close up images of the finds in the Daily Mail report here .

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