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Scar boat burial


West Manse, Sanday, Orkney

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The Scar boat burial is a Viking boat burial near the village of Scar, on Sanday, inOrkney, Scotland. The burial, which dates to between 875 and 950 AD, contained the remains of a man, an elderly woman, and a child, along with numerous grave goods. Although the site had to be excavated quickly because of the threat of coastal erosion due to strong weather conditions, it yielded many important findings. Read more

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