🎧 The Discovery of a Viking Ship with Erich Nau
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 15m
Archaeologists in Norway have discovered an intact Viking ship. Dan chatted to Erich Nau about this momentous discovery and what it could mean for our understanding of the Norsemen.
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