For decades, the Viking story went something like this: during the 10th century, big, muscled Norse men wearing horned helmets raided and pillaged their way through Europe and the New World. But if you ask archaeologists, they'll tell you most of that is a big fat myth. That may even include the part about them being men: DNA evidence shows that, in fact, many of the warriors may have been women.
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Written by Ashley Hamer September 20, 2017
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