Good Read | Better Identification of Viking Corpses Reveals: Half of the Warriors Were Female
It turns out that we only thought Viking warriors were all men because we assumed they were all men. Our bias has been showing.
Shieldmaidens are not a myth! A recent archaeological discovery has shattered the stereotype of exclusively male Viking warriors sailing out to war while their long-suffering wives wait at home with baby Vikings. (We knew it! We always knew it.)