The five myths are:
- Vikings were dirty and unkempt
- Vikings wore horned helmets
- Vikings looked like we do today
- Vikings’ clothing style was admired throughout the world
- Vikings’ appearance was marked by battle wounds
Do we need to elaborate? I don’t think so, but if you want to read more:
Petersen , Irene Berg. “What Vikings really looked like“. ScienceNordic, July 29, 2012. Retrieved July 30, 2012.