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Was This Viking Warrior Gender Fluid?

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An ancient Viking warrior who was given a hero’s burial may have been “transgender, non-binary or gender fluid”, according to researchers.

Three years ago, the ornately dressed remains of a high-status Viking warrior from the mid-900s were discovered alongside swords, spears and two slaughtered horses in Birka, Sweden.

Following studies, it was assumed that the remains of the Viking warrior were those of a female – a finding that threw into question a once commonly-accepted view that Vikings ascribed to traditional gender roles.

Now, three years on, scholars are questioning whether the remains could actually have been those of a trans, non-binary or gender fluid person, The Sunday Times reports.

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