Bog bodies

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Bog bodies

Postby Witness » Mon May 01, 2017 5:24 am

Smithsonian wrote:Europe’s Famed Bog Bodies Are Starting to Reveal Their Secrets
High-tech tools divulge new information about the mysterious and violent fates met by these corpses

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Interesting (and long) article, with some sidelines on the history of the finds & their various interpretations: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/europe-bog-bodies-reveal-secrets-180962770/

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Re: Bog bodies

Postby ed » Mon May 01, 2017 10:35 am

This has interested me since I first read PV Glob's "Bog People" when I was a mere tad. Thanks.

ETA that's the Tollund man unless my eyes are failing.

EATA and it was this that directed me to Tacitus' Germania and from thence to the Annals and Histories. Thanks PV
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