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Unearthing a Viking Graveyard

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Unearthing a Viking Graveyard

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Unearthing a Viking Graveyard

Unearthing a Viking Graveyard

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A small graveyard in northern England reveals the remains of six people whose jewelry and clothing identify them as Vikings. The find could shake up some assumptions about the Vikings' role in early Britain. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and British archaeologist Faye Simpson.