The History of Leith

July 7, 2011

Fang-tastic! Viking remains reveal warriors filed their teeth to appear more ferocious to enemies

An axe-swinging ‘rape and pillage’ fighter found in a Viking burial pit had filed his teeth to look more ferocious in battle. The pain without anaesthetic would have been excruciating – but it would have proved his status as a great warrior, archaeologists said. for more click here

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