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A bog body is a human cadaver that has been naturally mummified in a peat bog. Such bodies, sometimes known as bog people, are both geographically and ...

Tales From the Bog - National Geographic Magazine


Tales from the Bog, Bog Bodies - Using CT scans and radiocarbon dating, investigators hope to make sense of the bodies preserved in Europe s wetlands.

NOVA | The Perfect Corpse | Bog Bodies of the Iron Age (non-Flash ...


More than a thousand bog bodies and skeletons have come to light, and scientists now have the means to study the remains in such detail that they can, in a ...

Bog Bodies Rediscovered - Archaeology Magazine Archive


Bog Bodies Rediscovered. Volume 63 Number 3, May/June 2010. by Jarrett A. Lobell and Samir S. Patel. True tales from the peat marshes of northern Europe.

Oldest 'Bog Body' Found with Skin Intact - LiveScience


Aug 19, 2013 ... A new bog body has been discovered in Ireland, and may be the oldest bog body ever found.

The truth about Irish bog bodies (PHOTOS) - IrishCentral.com


How can we be certain that Ireland's bog bodies were the result of human sacrifice?

What are the bog bodies? - Ask History


May 8, 2013 ... For centuries, archaeologists and other scholars have been trying to unravel the mystery behind the hundreds of bodies—the oldest dating bac.

World's oldest bog body hints at violent past - BBC News


Sep 24, 2013 ... A 4000-year-old body from the peat of central Ireland is likely to be the world's oldest bog body.

Were the Mysterious Bog People Human Sacrifices? - The Atlantic


Mar 11, 2016 ... A British archaeologist argues that the miraculously preserved bodies were left in the water as offerings to the gods.

What are Bog Bodies? – Celtic Studies Resources


Bog bodies are bodies that have been cast into or who fell into bogs while alive. Peat bogs, bogs with rich mats of sphagnum moss, are fairly common in Europe,  ...

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Why So Many Bog Bodies Show Signs of Violent Death - Nautilus


Aug 6, 2015 ... Who will say 'corpse' to his vivid cast? Who will say 'body' to his opaque repose? —Seamus Heaney, “Grauballe Man” (1975). One Saturday in ...

Archaeology Magazine - Bodies of the Bogs - Archaeology ...


These are the "bog bodies." The individual bog bodies show a great degree of variation in their state of preservation, from skeletons, to well-preserved complete  ...

Bog Bodies - Bog People - Crystalinks


Bog Bodies - Bog People. Bog bodies, which are also known as bog people, are the naturally preserved human corpses found in the sphagnum bogs in ...