The new Netflix film “The Dig” tells the story of the excavation of the Sutton Hoo ship in England. A Norwegian professor believes that a 1500-year-old poem can explain why a number of large ships were buried during the Viking Age.

This article written by Bård Amundsen looks at the story of The Dig in another way and explores how the Sutton Hoo Burial ship relates to the later Viking ship finds in Norway. Read on to see some unique photographs and an interesting look at the Beowulf poem and how it unlocks some interesting ideas.

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