Wednesday, 1 April 2009

New find reveals Vikings may have worn horned helmets after all

A rather nice April Fool spoof article by the CBA

The imaginative depictions of Vikings popularised by national romanticism during the nineteenth century may not have been so wide of the mark, it seems.

Horned helmet BA 103 A new find from the far north of Scotland suggests that contrary to popular belief, the Vikings did in fact wear horned helmets.

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