Photos of the Best Preserved Bog People

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Tollund Man

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The body of Tollund Man was discovered in 1950 in a Danish peat bog. The body was so well preserved, that the person who discovered it thought it was a…Read More »

modern corpse. Further analyses suggested that it was actually about 2,400 years old.    Less «
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