IN PICTURES: Swedish orienteering enthusiast finds rare Bronze Age treasure

IN PICTURES: Swedish orienteering enthusiast finds rare Bronze Age treasure

An over 2,500-year-old treasure haul has been found in western Sweden.

Swedish archaeologists uncover remains of 8,400-year-old dog

Swedish archaeologists uncover remains of 8,400-year-old dog

Archaeologists uncover part of 16th-century ship in central Stockholm

Archaeologists uncover part of 16th-century ship in central Stockholm

Is this wreck the missing sister ship of Sweden’s most iconic warship?

Is this wreck the missing sister ship of Sweden’s most iconic warship?

Who erected this penis statue in Sweden more than 2500 years ago?

Who erected this penis statue in Sweden more than 2500 years ago?

Three 17th-century shipwrecks found in central Gothenburg
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Three 17th-century shipwrecks found in central Gothenburg

Rare sword uncovered in pre-Viking grave in Uppsala

Rare sword uncovered in pre-Viking grave in Uppsala

The Anglo-Saxons were more menacing than the Vikings, and the English language can prove it

The Anglo-Saxons were more menacing than the Vikings, and the English language can prove it

Skeleton found in basement may be from a Swedish war 400 years ago

Skeleton found in basement may be from a Swedish war 400 years ago

Sweden offers cash reward to sword-finder ‘Queen Saga’

Sweden offers cash reward to sword-finder ‘Queen Saga’

Ancient strain of plague found in Sweden – and it could rewrite history

Ancient strain of plague found in Sweden – and it could rewrite history

Hundreds of 17th century cannonballs unearthed in Stockholm

Hundreds of 17th century cannonballs unearthed in Stockholm

Swedish fisherman finds centuries-old human jawbone

Swedish fisherman finds centuries-old human jawbone

Gigantic prehistoric reptile discovered by Swedish researchers

Gigantic prehistoric reptile discovered by Swedish researchers

Archaeologists find medieval ship and German ceramics in Enköping

Archaeologists find medieval ship and German ceramics in Enköping

Swedish 10-year-olds find 17th century coin in sandpit

Swedish 10-year-olds find 17th century coin in sandpit

‘Very rare’ runestone found in Sweden

‘Very rare’ runestone found in Sweden

Sword finder Saga hailed as ‘new ruler of the earth’

Sword finder Saga hailed as ‘new ruler of the earth’

Eight-year-old Swedish-American girl pulls pre-Viking era sword from lake

Eight-year-old Swedish-American girl pulls pre-Viking era sword from lake

Archaeologists find medieval seal on Swedish island

Archaeologists find medieval seal on Swedish island

Unique medieval Venetian coin found in abandoned Swedish port

Unique medieval Venetian coin found in abandoned Swedish port

Why were these 8,000-year-old Swedish skulls mounted on stakes?

Why were these 8,000-year-old Swedish skulls mounted on stakes?

WATCH: New video of shipwrecks in Stockholm’s archipelago

WATCH: New video of shipwrecks in Stockholm’s archipelago

Who were the first Scandinavians? Ancient DNA sheds light on mysterious origins

Who were the first Scandinavians? Ancient DNA sheds light on mysterious origins

Why these Viking burial clothes had inscriptions to Allah and Ali

Why these Viking burial clothes had inscriptions to Allah and Ali

Gold coin sheds new light on 5th-century Swedish island massacre

Gold coin sheds new light on 5th-century Swedish island massacre

Spectacular Viking manor discovered near Birka

Spectacular Viking manor discovered near Birka

Swedes unearth huge ancient Egyptian burial site

Swedes unearth huge ancient Egyptian burial site

Swedes and Brits unearth lost ancient city in Greece

Swedes and Brits unearth lost ancient city in Greece

Missing Viking-era rune stone turns up in Sweden

Missing Viking-era rune stone turns up in Sweden

Mystery ‘extinct’ space rock found in Sweden

Mystery ‘extinct’ space rock found in Sweden

Monster figurehead returns home – after five centuries

Monster figurehead returns home – after five centuries

Oldest land-dwelling fossil found on Gotland

Oldest land-dwelling fossil found on Gotland

Twelve skeletons found beneath Swedish castle

Twelve skeletons found beneath Swedish castle

Twenty skeletons appear in ‘macabre’ Malmö find

Twenty skeletons appear in ‘macabre’ Malmö find

Swedish divers unearth Stone Age ‘Atlantis’ relics

Swedish divers unearth Stone Age ‘Atlantis’ relics

Swedish woman finds 2,000-year-old gold ring

Swedish woman finds 2,000-year-old gold ring

Stockholm dig unearths 16th century kitchen

Stockholm dig unearths 16th century kitchen

Viking-age ‘gold men’ unearthed in Sweden

Viking-age ‘gold men’ unearthed in Sweden

Arrows frozen for 1,000 years found in Sweden

Arrows frozen for 1,000 years found in Sweden

Uppsala unearths pagan road of old kings

Uppsala unearths pagan road of old kings

Sweden’s ‘Pompeii’ massacre baffles experts

Sweden’s ‘Pompeii’ massacre baffles experts

How a 500-year-old sturgeon was found in a Scandinavian royal shipwreck

How a 500-year-old sturgeon was found in a Scandinavian royal shipwreck

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Historic church found in Uppsala

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Swedish Iron Age burial ground discovered

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Goetheborg III arrives in Stockholm

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Archaeologists discover Sweden’s oldest stone church

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Götheborg sets sail for China

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Swedish museum returns totem pole to Canadian tribe

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Ears were once for breathing – Swedish study

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Swedish bog man murdered – 700 years ago

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Stockholm Syndrome: Messages from the past

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14th Century wreck found in Stockholm waters

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Sweden gives ancient coins back to Greece

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Swedish team finds 400,000 year old bear DNA

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Past revealed as museum opens 330 year old coffin

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17,000 Swedes found in Polish mass grave

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‘Unique’ shipwreck found near Stockholm

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Amateur archeologist makes rare find

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Stone Age remains found in Gothenburg

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Archaeologists find skeleton of eleventh century child

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More Viking treasure discovered on Gotland

Archaeologists discover Iron Age Mickey Mouse

Archaeologists discover Iron Age Mickey Mouse

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Swedish plane wreck found in Lapland

Archaeologists discover portable altar

Archaeologists discover portable altar

Medieval buildings found near Palace

Medieval buildings found near Palace

Ancient stone circle found in Skåne

Ancient stone circle found in Skåne

Nine-year-old boy finds buried treasure

Nine-year-old boy finds buried treasure

Stone Age axe holds hidden human figure

Stone Age axe holds hidden human figure

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Archaeologists uncover 14th century farm at rubbish tip

Intact runestone found in church car park

Intact runestone found in church car park

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‘Viking ship’ discovered in Sweden’s largest lake

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Hidden treasure discovered in southern Sweden

Tree rings help date Sweden’s oldest wooden home

Tree rings help date Sweden’s oldest wooden home

Ancient whale skeleton uncovered under Swedish motorway

Ancient whale skeleton uncovered under Swedish motorway

Swedish archaeologists uncover 7th century ship

Swedish archaeologists uncover 7th century ship

Island thieves bag Viking treasure

Island thieves bag Viking treasure

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Three arrested for Viking treasure theft

Swedish museum in Hawaiian skull handover

Swedish museum in Hawaiian skull handover

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Swedish archaeologists celebrate ancient find

Swedish archaeologists return from Pompeii

Swedish archaeologists return from Pompeii

Peru sues Swedish city over ‘stolen’ artifacts

Peru sues Swedish city over ‘stolen’ artifacts

Dig reveals human skulls mounted on stakes

Dig reveals human skulls mounted on stakes

Five shipwrecks found in central Stockholm

Five shipwrecks found in central Stockholm

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‘World’s oldest fishing tools’ in Swedish waters

‘Stunning’ Stockholm shipwrecks wow experts

‘Stunning’ Stockholm shipwrecks wow experts

Swedish workers dig up 400-year-old soldier

Swedish workers dig up 400-year-old soldier