Breakthrough Discovery of DNA in Ancient Water Burials Clearly Identifies Sámi People

June 11, 2019 - General
Remains from Levänluhta at the National Museum of Finland. Source: CC0

During the Iron Age, around 300 AD, something extraordinary was initiated in Levänluhta area in Isokyrö, SW Finland. The deceased were buried in a lake, and this ritual was continued for at least 400 years. 

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