On some cold day a little over six thousand years ago, near the shores of the Baltic Sea, a family buried their eighteen-year-old daughter. On her forehead they carefully arranged a diadem of red deer teeth. Next to her, on a swan’s wing, they placed her stillborn child.
The past may be a foreign country but these small unexpected details speak a universal language.

On some cold day a little over six thousand years ago, near the shores of the Baltic Sea, a family buried their eighteen-year-old daughter. On her forehead they carefully arranged a diadem of red deer teeth. Next to her, on a swan’s wing, they placed her stillborn child.

The past may be a foreign country but these small unexpected details speak a universal language.

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