The Bog People: Iron Age Man Preserved - P.V. Glob Reviews
Description:ISBN 0571194699 / Genre: Science / Nature / Author: P.V. Glob / Edition: New Ed / Paperback / 208 Pages / Book is published 1998-08-24 by ... more
The Bog People: Iron Age Man Preserved - P.V. Glob ... Faber and Faber / From time to time workers in bogs throughout Europe accidentally expose the sunken bodies of people who died 2000 or more years ago. The bo g waters have kept the bodies from decay, sometimes even preserving the facial expression at the moment of death, and many of the bodies bear signs of violent ends. This book seeks to cast light on these Iron Age people, their lives, their religion, and the rituals they performed in unfrequented wood and groves.
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As the last layers of peat were removed from the body the group assembled around the hole gasped. The man was perfectly preserved, right down to the short hair on his head and stubble on his chin. Naked, stained brown, sunken and shrivelled his eyes were closed as if he was asleep but the rope tightened around his neck told another story. Those watching his exhumation were so spellbound by the moment they failed to notice the imperceptible movements in the peat bogs surrounding them, as hundreds of emaciated fingers forced their way to the light, freeing the way for even more shrunken stained bodies. As the eyelids of the bog man in the trench snapped open the screaming . Read the complete review