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Who was in Harold Bluetooth’s army? Strontium isotope investigation of the cemetery at the Viking Age fortress at Trelleborg, Denmark

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Who was in Harold Bluetooth’s army? Strontium isotope investigation of the cemetery at the Viking Age fortress at Trelleborg, Denmark. / Price, Douglas; Frei, Karin; Dobat, A.S.; Lynnerup, Niels; Bennike, Pia .

I: Antiquity, Bind 85, Nr. 328, 2011, s. 476-489.

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Price, Douglas ; Frei, Karin ; Dobat, A.S. ; Lynnerup, Niels ; Bennike, Pia . / Who was in Harold Bluetooth’s army? Strontium isotope investigation of the cemetery at the Viking Age fortress at Trelleborg, Denmark. I: Antiquity. 2011 ; Bind 85, Nr. 328. s. 476-489.

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