A bog body is a human cadaver that has been naturally mummified within a peat bog. Such bodies, sometimes known as bog people, are both geographically and chronologically widespread, having been dated to between 8000 BCE and the Second World War. The unifying factor of the bog bodies is that they have been found in […]
From the eerie swampy bog lands of Northern Europe have emerged a series of sinister mummified human bodies dating from about 2000 years ago. The evidence suggests they all share the dark secret of a violent death. Danish forensic archaeologist Niels Lynnerup is making extensive scientific analysis on the world’s most famous and startling bog […]
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The bogs of northern Europe have given up interesting findings over the last 2,000 years–sacrificial objects, weapons and bodies–all well-preserved in the acid of the bog water. Who were these people, placed in the bogs for an eternity? This excerpt from a National Geographic documentary looks into the story behind one […]
I. Old Croghan Man – Lennie’s Dream II. The Girl of Uchter Moor – Summer of ’69 III. Tollund Man – In Cold Blood IV. The Lovers of Valdaro – “Parting is such sweet sorrow” V. Ötzi – The Iceman Bog Bodies & Other Macabre Miniatures In Northern Europe it is not uncommon to find […]
Mummies aren’t just monster movie bad guys, they are actual things you can go see. Like Vladimir Lenin and an old Bog Body. Don’t know what a bog body is? Well, now you have to watch! Anyhoo loves fun facts, pop culture and bringing you mind-bending stories and perspective every day. We will always be […]
SciShow explains the chemistry, archaeology and history of bog bodies — naturally mummified corpses that have been discovered in Europe’s peat bogs. ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products […]
Denmark 1835. Danish peat diggers made a shocking discovery. They found the petrified body of a woman in a boggy marsh, pinned down underwater by wooden stakes. Was it murder? A hostage? Who is the body in the bog? Archaeologist Lone Hvass investigates.
This mummy, of an adult male, has been on display at the British Museum since 1901. It is the earliest mummified body ever seen by the public. It is part of a group of six naturally mummified bodies, known as Gebelein predynastic mummies, which have been carbon dated to approximately 3400 BC, which is about […]
Performers: Christy Kim, flute Elizabeth Hall, marimba John Angel, guitar Helen Newby, cello I. Old Croghan Man: 0:05 II. The Girl of Uchter Moor: 0:20 III. Tollund Man: 1:10 IV. The Lovers of Valdaro : 1:38 V. Ötzi – 4:05
Filmed by Thames news in 1984, experts from the British Museum examine, ‘Pete Marsh’ who was discovered in a Cheshire bog in October 1984. First transmitted 28th of November 1984 *may not be suitable for very young children.
A construction worker is clearing a path through a Florida bog known as the Windover pond when his digger unearths something macabre: a human skull 7,000 years old. So begins the story of one of North America’s most important archaeological finds. The preservation of the skull suggests someone who died just years ago but when […]
When an Irish man found a pile of bones in a bog in his backyard recently, he suspected it may be human. So he called in archeologists to check it out, and sure enough, it was human remains, from 4,000 years ago!! This ancient corpse is now dubbed Cashel Man, named after the bog it […]
Tests on the remains of a human body unearthed in a bog in County Laois, Ireland, have established… euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe for your daily dose of international news, curated and explained:http://eurone.ws/10ZCK4a Euronews is available in 13 other languages: http://eurone.ws/17moBCU http://www.euronews.com/2013/08/03/irish-bog-body-dates-backs-4000-years Tests on the remains of a human body unearthed […]
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Bog Mummies This episode takes a look at mummies that have been naturally mummified in Bogs. The mummies included are Yde Girl, Tollund Man, The Weerdinge brothers, Lidow Man, Grauballe Man and the Windeby Boy.