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'Bog Man' Reveals Story of a Brutal Ritual

Another good looker! Lindow Man, also known in jest as Pete Marsh, is the preserved bog body of a man discovered in a peat bog at Lindow Moss near Wilmslow in Cheshire,England.At the time of death, Lindow Man was a healthy male in his mid-20s, and he may have been someone of high status, as his body shows little evidence of heavy or rough work. Lindow Man was strangled, hit on the head, and his throat cut. Dating the body has proven problematic, but pos, some time between 2 BC and 119

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Lindow Man is the preserved bog body of a man discovered in a peat bog at Lindow Moss near Wilmslow. At the time of death, Lindow Man was a healthy male in his mid-20s, and he may have been someone of high status, as his body shows little evidence of heavy or rough work. There has been debate over the reason for Lindow Man's death, for the nature of his demise was violent, perhaps ritualistic; after a last meal of charred bread, Lindow Man was strangled, hit on the head, and his throat cut.

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Lindow Man's body was crushed by the weight of the peat around it, leading to his distorted remains.