VIP Viking ship burial on land


The Ladby Ship was the site of Denmark's only known Viking ship burial on land. During the first half of the 900s, this large ship was pulled ashore at Ladby and buried. The body was put in the stern. During an excavation in the 1930s, traces of feathers were…

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Ladbyskibet front

Skibet blev trukket op på land hvor den døde og gravgaver blev lagt i og til sidst dækket af jord

År: 1930 (ca.) PHOTO:Arkiv Kulturarvsstyrelsen

Ladby vinkingeskib.
Ladbyskibet gravhøjen
Ladbyskibet front

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Who was the corpse from Ladby?

There's no doubt that the person buried in the Ladby Ship was a wealthy man. Very little of…

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