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:
cambridge.org/core/journals/an

It's a fascinating read, esp. the consideration given to gender vs/and sex issues.

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National Geo ran an article about that, too; aimed at a less academic readership: news.nationalgeographic.com/20
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. :-)

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