Diagram of perfectly preserved tattoos found on 'Princess Ukok' a 2500 year old Siberian mummy. She died at the age of had breast cancer and used cannabis, archaeologists believe she was possibly a shaman.
The find of two Viking ships and 41 Vikings killed in battle on the Estonian Island of Ösel, Finland puts a question mark to the beginning of the Viking age. It may have started fifty years earlier than believed.
Danish archaeologist Peter Mandrup removes the cover of what is believed to be a well-preserved Viking shield from the century which they found during excavations near Viking-age castles, some 62 miles west of Copenhagen.