More Bog Bodies – Ireland

The peat bogs of Ireland hold many treasures and are a rich source of bog bodies.  The properties of the peat preserves these ancient peoples – even the contents of their last meal. In 2006 two bog bodies of men were found and displayed in Dublin.  One, a giant of a man (6ft 6in) hadContinue reading “More Bog Bodies – Ireland”

Bog bodies – speak from beyond the grave

I put a bog body image in my last post (like you do…).  I am fascinated with the preservation of bodies.  I was lucky enough to see Lindow Man (or Pete Moss as he is affectionately called) in Manchester Museum not long after he was found and couldn’t get over how small he was!.  I have been interestedContinue reading “Bog bodies – speak from beyond the grave”