Scand30: 1 Object, The Wierlo Sauna by Andrew K. Nestingen

Our ever-popular Scand30 series returns with a twist! Join University of Washington's Andrew Nestingen for a dive into Johan Wierlo’s mysterious sauna, built more than a century ago and now located in the East Garden at the National Nordic Museum.

Some Finnish words are ancient and mysterious: veri, käsi, sauna. Blood, arm, sauna. These words are at least ten thousand years old. They come from deepest Finno-Ugric culture. What does "sauna" mean? What mysteries are attached to it? Are such myst

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