Denmark, 1950, two brothers digging peat for use as fuel, they came across what is now known as Tollund man. He still had hair, skin, five o'clock shadow, so they assumed it a recent murder victim, called the police. Upon arrival, they noticed rope around his neck: this wasn't a recent murder victim. The body was from 300-400 BC, shockingly well preserved by the peat.
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.
The Tollund Man is the naturally mummified corpse of a man who lived during the 4th century BCE, 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 which preserved his body.