Tollund Man found in a bog at Aarhus, Denmark, circa 400-300 BC, wow amazing!

Tollund Man found in a bog at Aarhus, Denmark, circa 400-300 BC, wow amazing!

2,400-year-old corpse is world’s most famous bog body known as Tollund Man.

2,400-year-old corpse is world’s most famous bog body known as Tollund Man.

Tollund Man - Iron Age "bog person" preserved for over 2,300 years, death by strangulation as part of a ritual sacrifice

Tollund Man - Iron Age "bog person" preserved for over 2,300 years, death by strangulation as part of a ritual sacrifice

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.

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.

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.

Time of Tollund man?Who was it?Was the Tollund Man a well respected man and maybe the father of a family?

Time of Tollund man?Who was it?Was the Tollund Man a well respected man and maybe the father of a family?

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.[1] He was found in 1950 on the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark, buried in a peat bog which preserved his body.

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.[1] He was found in 1950 on the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark, buried in a peat bog which preserved his body.

The Silkeborg Museum in Denmark to see the Tollund Man and the Elling Woman.

The Silkeborg Museum in Denmark to see the Tollund Man and the Elling Woman.

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