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

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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. When trenches were dug in the local fields in mid-1800's, skulls and other human bones began to surface.

Period11 jun 2019