The Question : TRUE OR FALSE: Rich Vikings and their belongings were buried in ships at sea
So what is the correct answer? Answer:
In Norse mythology, boats symbolized safe passage into the afterlife on the same vessel that aided their travels in life, so they played a key role in funeral rites. For high-ranked Norsemen, the honors went a step further, and they were buried with their actual boats. It was common for the dead’s goods to travel with them out into the water, this type of burial was not common however, and was likely reserved for sea captains, noble Vikings and the very wealthy.
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