Book Details

Author  Olwyn Owen
Publisher  Tuckwell Press
Publication Date   August 1, 2000
ISBN  1862320802
Pages  180

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The story of a remarkable Viking boat grave at Scar in Orkney, rescued by archaeologists in 1991, just before winter storms finally claimed it. The boat's wealthy cargo included three people: a man of about 20, a child of 10 or 11, and a woman astonishingly old for the time, probably in her 70s.

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