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An article on page 30 of the Perth newspaper the Western Mail on January 9, 1930. The article reports on the discovery of a Viking burial ground in East Prussia dating from the ninth to eleventh centuries. The male burials were accompanied by a…

An article on page 8 of the Brisbane Courier newspaper on December 29, 1930. The article reports on the forthcoming excavations of the main Viking trading centre of the ninth to eleventh centuries, Hedeby. The site is now in northern Germany in South…

A highly romanticised article on page 46 of the Brisbane newspaper The Queenslander on 17 May, 1934. The article reports on a male Viking warrior grave uncovered in Sweden. Among the various grave-goods found was a sword made in England. This leads…

An article on page 7 of the Grafton, New South Wales newspaper, The Clarence and Richmond Examiner on December 19, 1903. The article reports the discovery of a Viking burial on the island of Unst in the Shetland Islands, Scotland. Along with human,…

An article on page 3 of the Rockhampton, Queensland newspaper, Morning Bulletin on January 31, 1894. The article by J.O. Dawdson acts as a popular history of Norway during the Viking Age. It provides the meaning of the term ‘Viking’ (inlet-men)…