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Viking Face and Body Painting

Ritual Painting of Face and Bodies in Viking Culture by Thomas Baurley, 9/6/2017 It is a controversial and well debated subject whether or not the Vikings painted their faces and bodies. The Vikings were certainly exposed to the practice from … Continue reading

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Viking Burials in Ireland

Vikings are no strangers to Ireland Irish history is colored with Viking raids, settlement, and invasion. Vikings were first spotted off the Irish coast as early as 792 C.E. It comes to no surprise that the Irish landscape is dotted … Continue reading

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Could the four bodies found at Trinity roadworks be Vikings?

Reprinted from http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Could-the-four-bodies-found-at-under-Trinity-road-works-be-Vikings.html Jane Walsh @irishcentral August 15,2014 01:15 AM Team of experts believe they have unearthed a per-medieval cemetery at the heart of Dublin city.Photo by: Rubicon Heritage The archaeological firm excavating the site outside Trinity College, in Dublin’s … Continue reading

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