Mystery of the Bog Mummies: Old Croghan Man

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The bogs of northern Europe (England, Ireland, Germany, Denmark) 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 particularly tall Irish mummy, dubbed “Old Croghan Man.”