Analysis of Mitochondrial DNA from a Mass Grave in Sweden, Dated to the Viking Age, Reveals Maternal Relatedness of Remains

Forensic scientists from Uppsala University have investigated the genetic relationships between individuals found in a mass grave dated to the Viking Age. The burial site was discovered in 1998 during the assembly of a sewage system on the grounds of St. Laurence’s churchyard in Sigtuna, one of the oldest towns in Sweden. While Viking Age […]