Bog bodies, which are also known as bog people, are the naturally preserved human corpses found in the sphagnum bogs in Northern Europe. Unlike most ancient human remains, bog bodies have retained their skin and internal organs due to the unusual conditions of the surrounding area.

Tollund Man is a naturally mummified corpse of a man who lived during the century BC, during the period characterised in Scandinavia as the Pre-Roman Iron Age. He was found in 1950 on the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark, buried in a peat bog.

Bog bodies are the naturally preserved hum corpses that were found in the quagmire or mire of Northern Europe. They are different from other ancient human remains, the bog bodies have their skin an…

Some Mysteries Surrounding Bog Bodies Revealed

Tollund Man – the preserved face from Prehistoric Denmark and the tale of ritual sacrifice

Photograph of found bog body of 1873. The body had been found in 1871 in the Heidmoor near de:Rendswühren and is now on display at Gottorf Castle, Schleswig Germany. Dated around 1st or 2nd century AD~

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Photograph from 1873 of a body preserved in a bog The body had been found in 1871 in the Heidmoor near de Rendswühren and is now on display at Gottorf Castle, Schleswig Germany Dated around or century AD

prehistoric long hair! (Elling woman, braided bun)

Hairstyle reconstruction of the Ellingkvinded bog body, which approximates the braid found on Viking Age Valkyrie pendants. - my hair is too short for this. Idea: hair extensions made of twine

Irish Bog Mummy - Clonycavan man measured just 5ft 2 in height. He was recovered from a bog in Co. Meath and only his upper torso and head survived. The remains were radiocarbon dated to between 392 BC and 201 BC and, unusually, his hair was spiked with pine resin (a very early form of hair gel).

Recent bog body discoveries from Ireland, including the latest bog body from Cul na Mona, Co. Laois as well as Old Croghan man and Clonycavan man bog bodies.

Kreepen Man was discovered in a German bog in 1903. His body has since fallen apart.

Photos of the Best Preserved Bog People

Kreepen Man was discovered in a German bog in His body has since fallen apart. I love bog bodies.

3,000 Year Old Alien Hybrid Mummy Found In Germany Near Nebra Sky Disk Location

The mummified remains of an apparent strange humanoid creature has been found in Northern Germany near where the 3600 year old Nebra Sky Disk .

The Haraldskær Woman  is a bog body found naturally preserved in a bog in Denmark. Her death occurred around the fifth century BC. Not only was the intact skeleton found, but the skin and internal organs were as well. This find was one of the earliest bog bodies archaeologists ever studied.

The Haraldskær Woman is a bog body found naturally preserved in a bog in…

Infographic - remains of early humans - what a boon for science to have this treasure from which to study and learn: Oetizi, Cashel, King Tutankhamen, Tollund, and the Inca Ice Maiden

Ireland claims world's oldest bogman

Yde Girl This is one of Europes bog bodies, found in 1897 by peat cutters by the village of Yde in the Netherlands.  Carbon dating on the body dated her to the first century AD. She had been killed…

The bog bodies of Europe

The ancient Irish punker, dubbed Clonycavan Man, had gel in his hair, which archaeologists determined was made from vegetable oil mixed with a resin from southwestern France or Spain.

Clonycavan man bog body. He was recovered from a bog in Co. Meath and only his upper torso and head survived. The remains were radiocarbon dated to between 392 BC and 201 BC and, unusually, his hair was spiked with pine resin (a very early form of hair gel). He had been disembowelled and struck three times across the head with axe and once across the body.

He was recovered from a bog in Co. Meath, Ireland and only his upper torso and head survived. The remains were radiocarbon dated to between 392 BC and 201 BC and, unusually,.

An expert has stated that the latest bog body found in Ireland has proven the belief that the Celts ritually sacrificed their kings to the Gods.

An expert has stated that the latest bog body found in Ireland has proven the belief that the Celts ritually sacrificed their kings to the Gods.

Grauballe Man - a bog mummy dating from around 55 BC - was found in 1952 near Grauballe, Denmark by a team of peat diggers. The adult male was most likely killed by having his throat slit open from ear to ear. There were no artifacts or any evidence of cloathing, indicating that when he died he was entirely naked. Grauballe Man is one of the most exeptionally preserved bog bodies ever to be recorded and is on permanent display at the Moesgaard Museum near Aarhus.

bog mummy party down

This unbelievably well-preserved bog mummy, known as the Grauballe Man, had his throat slashed in a ritualistic fashion, suggesting that his death was part of a sacrifice.

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