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How is Shield's funeral style uniquely significant?
Shield's ship is stacked high with treasure, representing his importance.
Shield is given a sea-side burial rather than a land burial, demonstrating his oceanic prowess.
A huge amount of mourners attend his burial, representing how great his loss will be to his people.
Shield's ship is pushed out to sea much like he first washed up on shore as a boy.
Shield's funeral ship is ring-prowed, echoing the vast number of rings he gave his people.