Viking Boat Burial Uk

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First Intact Viking Boat Burial Site British History
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The practice dates back to the Iron Age around 550-800 AD and the Viking Age 800-1050 AD when people were usually cremated. Wonderfully preserved examples discovered at Oseberg and Gokstad in Norway have sparked the imagination and both archaeologists and the general public remain fascinated by these acts of conspicuous consumption. Viking ship funerals were reserved for the final voyage of the greatest warriors but in most cases Viking ships were buried rather than burned.

One of the richest burials of Viking Age Scandinavia is that of the Oseberg queen buried in a very grand style with a richly-decorated ship and large numbers of high-quality grave goods in 834.

The boat burial is the first found intact on the UK mainland Ardnamurchan Transitions Project The first intact Viking boat burial discovered on the UK mainland in. The boat burial is the first found intact on the UK mainland Ardnamurchan Transitions Project The first intact Viking boat burial discovered on the UK mainland in. One of the richest burials of Viking Age Scandinavia is that of the Oseberg queen buried in a very grand style with a richly-decorated ship and large numbers of high-quality grave goods in 834. Experts dug up not one but two corpses buried with their longboats in a grave dating back more than 1000 years.