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Unseen photographs of 1939 excavation of Sutton Hoo discovered

Photographs which show the 1939 excavation of the Anglo Saxon ship burial at Sutton Hoo have emerged for the first time.

Westness Viking Burials When Vikings moved on to the British Isles and the continent, they carried on their pagan burial traditions with them, as seen in this boat burial from Westness in the Orkney Islands. The deceased lies with his weapons and tools inside the remains of a small boat, whose outline archeologists traced by carefully following the rows of iron boat rivets in the soil. Photo: S. Kaland

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