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Friday, 12 March 2010

News Clipping: Mass grave in Dorset contains remains of executed Viking warriors

The captives, all well built young men in their late teens and early 20s, were herded to the place of execution. Fifty-four in total, their heads were hacked off and stacked neatly in a pile. The bodies were tossed into a pit where they remained a tangle of limbs and headless torsos until archaeologists following the route of a new road stumbled across the remains last year.

READ MORE - Source: The Times, Friday March 12, 2010

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