In our Mantle of the Expert drama work we have become a team of archaeologists who discover an ancient Viking burial tomb - through careful archaeological investigation we will piece together the story of the invading warrior who was buried there. The team will be commissioned by the BBC to write a TV documentary describing impact of the arrival of the of the Viking invasion and settlement in England .
The discovery of an ancient Viking boat burial.
We represented the figures we discovered in the Viking boat burial and used our archaeological skills to piece together the story of the people who were laid to rest there.
The Viking Raid on Lindisfarne 793AD
The Lindisfarne Monks are busy praying and writing their sacred texts. The go to the beach to great the newcomers arriving boat.
The Viking Longboats arrive on the shores of Lindisfarne. The Norsemen attack the monastery. They pillage the treasures and murder the monks.