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This chest had been broken into by grave robbers. When found, it still contained two combs, and pieces of leather and cloth.

Part of a box found in the hole dug by the grave robbers. In the foreground of the photograph is a clasp from a box.

A simple wooden chest in Vikingskipshuset. This chest would originally have held a sailor's possessions as well as being their seat while rowing. This chest contained grain and wild apples when it was found.

The article discusses how Vikings used their travel chests as rowing seats when voyaging, and considers whether modern travellers and travel companies might have something to learn from this.
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