Browsing the "Sweden" Tag

Swedish 17th century mummy examined

July 6th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The mummified remains of Peder Winstrup, a bishop who was buried at Lund Cathedral in 1679, has undergone examination. “We


Lost Homo Erectus tooth found in Sweden

March 20th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A 500,000-year-old teeth belonging to “Peking Man” have been found in unpacked boxes from Otto Zdansky’s expedition to the caves


Viking feasting hall found in Sweden

December 17th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists working in Sweden has located the foundation of a Viking feasting hall. The Aska barrow, where the hall has


Pre-Viking monument found in Sweden

November 5th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists working in Sweden have uncovered two rows of wooden pillars which date back to the fifth century. Archaeologist Lena


Trove of silver coins found in Sweden

December 3rd, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

More than 1,000 silver coins have been found in a field in southern Sweden. Archaeologists believe they were buried there


Five ancient shipwrecks found in Sweden

January 2nd, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

Five shipwrecks dating from the 1500s to the 1700s have been found in central Stockholm. “The discoveries shed light on



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