A better view of the Perniö reconstruction. It's my favorite Finnish reconstruction by far, so I was rather disappointed to hear that many of the pretty details have no basis in actual archaeological findings. The gold bronze-spiral flowers on the mantle,
♢♢♢ Finland's former president Tarja Halonen wearing a folk dress from Eura, Finland. ♢♢♢ Finnish president Taina Hailonen in a reproduction based on textile and jewelry finds in a grave at Eura, Finland, dated to approximately 1000 C.