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swedish mummy

Baby Found Hidden in Coffin of Mummified Swedish Bishop

A CT scan has revealed the tiny body of a premature baby tucked under the feet of a Lutheran bishop’s 336-year-old mummified remains.

Migrants Brought Farming to Europe

Migrants Brought Farming to Europe, Ancient DNA Suggests

Agriculture spread as farming groups moved northward from the Near East and throughout Europe, researchers have found.

Skull on Stake

Human Skulls Mounted on Stakes Found at Stone Age Burial Site

Excavations in Sweden revealed 8,000-year-old skulls impaled with stakes that might have been battle trophies or part of a complex burial ritual.