For over a century, one particular Viking Age grave-site has been considered a major example of a high-status warrior's burial.
Turns out, the warrior was biologically female:
It's a fascinating read, esp. the consideration given to gender vs/and sex issues.
National Geo ran an article about that, too; aimed at a less academic readership: https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/09/viking-warrior-woman-archaeology-spd/
It includes a quite impressive photo of Viking/Slav reenactors in Wolin, Poland.
@MarahaKahanikar Ah! Excellent, much easier to understand. NB: that's a responce to the earlier publication mentioned in the cambridge.org article.
Thanks for the additional info. :-)
Medievalists and Medieval-adjacent. Sort-of.