Contact: Dr. Hartmut Kutzke
Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres
Caption: The most famous archaeological trove of Oseberg is a well preserved and richly decorated Viking ship, in which two ladies from high social rank have been buried. The ship was not treated with alum.
Credit: © Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo / Eirik Irgens Johnsen
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