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Who Was This High-Status Viking Warrior?

Clip: Season 46 Episode 10 | 1m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

This Viking’s skeleton, which was buried alongside weapons and horses, was found in 1889. Over a century later, archaeologists still assumed the skeleton was that of a high-status male warrior. But DNA analysis revealed the surprising truth.

Aired: 05/22/19

Rating: NR

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