April 12, 2017

«Leid, milde ljos, igjennom skodde-eim,
leid du meg fram!
Eg gjeng i myrke natt langt frå min heim,
leid du meg fram!».

~ Norwegian psalm sang for the unknown woman buried in Møllendal cemetery on February 5, 1971 – une espionne?

An edit, a few days later: Thanks to strontium isotopes 87Sr and 86Sr present in the enamel of her teeth, we now know she probably spent some time, in her early childhood, at Nuremberg and part of her youth somewhere between Vercelli and Milano… and somewhere around Merzig and Nancy? Was she born in Lubljana? Doesn’t look like it, when you check the result maps… and her flawed spelling dismisses the possibility of her being a native:


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