Graves under old churches – Haudat vanhojen kirkkojen alla

Tiina Väre The practice of burying under churches, which has been responsible for mummification of human remains in old Finnish churches, originates from the medieval Europe. The first evidence of it in the area of the present day Finland date to the 13th century. One interesting example of a church under which burials were made and where … More Graves under old churches – Haudat vanhojen kirkkojen alla