Another good looker! Lindow Man, also known in jest as Pete Marsh, is the preserved bog body of a man discovered in a peat bog at Lindow Moss near Wilmslow in Cheshire,England.At the time of death, Lindow Man was a healthy male in his mid-20s, and he may have been someone of high status, as his body shows little evidence of heavy or rough work. Lindow Man was strangled, hit on the head, and his throat cut. Dating the body has proven problematic, but pos, some time between 2 BC and 119

'Bog Man' Reveals Story of a Brutal Ritual

Another good looker! Lindow Man, also known in jest as Pete Marsh, is the preserved bog body of a man discovered in a peat bog at Lindow Moss near Wilmslow in Cheshire,England.At the time of death, Lindow Man was a healthy male in his mid-20s, and he may have been someone of high status, as his body shows little evidence of heavy or rough work. Lindow Man was strangled, hit on the head, and his throat cut. Dating the body has proven problematic, but pos, some time between 2 BC and 119

The Lindow Man: approximately 2000 years ago the Lindow Man was strangled hit on the head and his throat was cut.He was left in Lindow Moss Cheshire where he was preserved by the peat. Analysis has shown that his last meal was 'charred bread'. _ @britishmuseum #britishmuseum #british #museum #lindow #man #lindowman #mummy #mummies #mumified #mumification #preserved #bogbody #bog #body #history #archaeology #old #anthropology #cadaver #dead #death #lindow #bmc #romanobritish #britain…

The Lindow Man: approximately 2000 years ago the Lindow Man was strangled hit on the head and his throat was cut.He was left in Lindow Moss Cheshire where he was preserved by the peat. Analysis has shown that his last meal was 'charred bread'. _ @britishmuseum #britishmuseum #british #museum #lindow #man #lindowman #mummy #mummies #mumified #mumification #preserved #bogbody #bog #body #history #archaeology #old #anthropology #cadaver #dead #death #lindow #bmc #romanobritish #britain…

Lindow Man is the preserved bog body of a man discovered in a peat bog at Lindow Moss near Wilmslow. At the time of death, Lindow Man was a healthy male in his mid-20s, and he may have been someone of high status, as his body shows little evidence of heavy or rough work. There has been debate over the reason for Lindow Man's death, for the nature of his demise was violent, perhaps ritualistic; after a last meal of charred bread, Lindow Man was strangled, hit on the head, and his throat cut.

Lindow Man is the preserved bog body of a man discovered in a peat bog at Lindow Moss near Wilmslow. At the time of death, Lindow Man was a healthy male in his mid-20s, and he may have been someone of high status, as his body shows little evidence of heavy or rough work. There has been debate over the reason for Lindow Man's death, for the nature of his demise was violent, perhaps ritualistic; after a last meal of charred bread, Lindow Man was strangled, hit on the head, and his throat cut.

Reconstruction of the tabletwoven band from the Køstrup apron-dress by Anna Urien Grzelak

Reconstruction of the tabletwoven band from the Køstrup apron-dress by Anna Urien Grzelak

Lindow Man's body was crushed by the weight of the peat around it, leading to his distorted remains.

Lindow Man's body was crushed by the weight of the peat around it, leading to his distorted remains.

Lindow-Man-eg of Celtic human sacrifice discovd in bog near Manchester 1984-on display in British Museum- legs & pelvis missing, leaving chest, head & arms-died between 2 BC & 119. Threefold death began w 3 blows to head, followd by incision into throat w knife to drain blood. Lastly garrote, found embedded in neck, to asphyixiate & break neck-cast face down into already mature bog at Lindow Moss, symbolic drowning-highly indicative of ritual slaying.

Lindow-Man-eg of Celtic human sacrifice discovd in bog near Manchester 1984-on display in British Museum- legs & pelvis missing, leaving chest, head & arms-died between 2 BC & 119. Threefold death began w 3 blows to head, followd by incision into throat w knife to drain blood. Lastly garrote, found embedded in neck, to asphyixiate & break neck-cast face down into already mature bog at Lindow Moss, symbolic drowning-highly indicative of ritual slaying.

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