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Nydam Ship


Ibolya Horvath
by Erik Christensen
published on 26 January 2018
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The first Viking ship able to navigate the sea easily is known as the Nydam ship, from Denmark, built c. 350-400 CE, though this ship had no sail.
Gottorp Castle, Sleswig.

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