Levänluhta is a spring and prominent archaeological site in theBuried in water, burdened by nature - the mystery goes on: why was the Iron Age people in Levänluhta in western Finland buried in water?
The amazing wetland find consists of unburnt, mixed up remains from almost 100 human individuals along with artefacts and animal bones. The small lake (pond) here at the time, ad 300–800, was in use of mysterious activities, and the site is still of use - now for new explorations.
Levänluhta is a swampy source known for mysterious prehistoric findings. According archaeological excavations about hundred people have been buried to the former lake of Levänluhta in the Iron Age. Archaeologists have also found several remains of bronze and silver jewelry and tools.
There are remains of buried children, elderly and animals of different ages. The human bones of Levänluhta are dated to the 300-700's. They are historically thought to be sacrificed human victims, but the site can also be an ancient cemetery for people died of starvation or diseases. Levänluhta, Storkyro, Finland - SpottingHistory.com
Stein Morten Lund, October 2021