A plan of a Viking grave made by original excavator Hjalmar Stolpe in 1889. New evidence reveals the warrior was a woman. Photo: Supplied A plan of a Viking grave made by original excavator Hjalmar Stolpe in 1889. New evidence reveals the warrior was a woman. Photo: Supplied
A plan of a Viking grave made by original excavator Hjalmar Stolpe in 1889. New evidence reveals the warrior was a woman. Photo: Supplied

I am no man: Viking warrior identified as female, 128 years after her discovery

The shieldmaiden was buried with an axe, sword, arrows, shields and two horses

A plan of a Viking grave made by original excavator Hjalmar Stolpe in 1889. New evidence reveals the warrior was a woman. Photo: Supplied A plan of a Viking grave made by original excavator Hjalmar Stolpe in 1889. New evidence reveals the warrior was a woman. Photo: Supplied
A plan of a Viking grave made by original excavator Hjalmar Stolpe in 1889. New evidence reveals the warrior was a woman. Photo: Supplied
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