Viking Maidens’ Bobbed Hair

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Title

Viking Maidens’ Bobbed Hair

Subject

burial, East Prussia, grave-goods, hairstyle, Perth, Viking, WA, Western Australia, Western Mail, fashion, vogue

Description

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 number of items, including swords and knives, whilst the female burials included various types of jewellery. One of the graves was of a young woman (how the age was determined is not stated) with a ‘bobbed’ hairstyle.

Creator

Anon.

Source

National Library of Australia

Publisher

The Western Mail

Date

9 January 1930

Rights

No Copyright

Format

Newspaper Article; PDF

Language

English

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Original Format

Newspaper Article; PDF

Citation

“Viking Maidens’ Bobbed Hair ,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed October 15, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/494.