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

A Halloween skull not related to the skeleton in the article. Photo: Terje Pedersen/NTB scanpix/TT

Published: 22.Jan.2019 08:43 hrs

The remains of what is believed to be a person who died in the 17th century have been found in a building in Kalmar.

The mystery bones were found in the basement of the Appeltofftska building on the Kvarnholmen islet of central Kalmar during renovation work.

We will only know for sure how old the skeleton is once it has been dug up and analyzed, but archaeologists already suspect it might be from the Kalmar War in the 17th century.

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