Bog Body

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A human body which has been partially preserved by the acidic water of bogs and marshes
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New techniques in forensic science and geology are answering many previous mysteries surrounding the 'bog people', making this new discussion key to any collection that holds older material and seeks the latest.
I don't want to bog people down only in the new album because I want them to enjoy themselves.
"There are moments when you realise there is still a real need for someone like Holmes, a maverick, who's slightly outside the usual parameters which bog people down.
The Grauballe Man and its companion poems were inspired by Heaney's reading of The Bog People, a popular work by the eminent Danish archaeologist Peter Vilhelm Glob, who was involved in the excavation and subsequent investigation of a number of peat bog corpses, including the Grauballe Man.
With Tribes as this year's theme watch out for traditional Nigerian tribes, Bog People from Macnas, a Norse tribe and a gang of St Patricks and snakes.
The Mysterious Bog People is an exhibition showcasing precious objects ( and human bodies ( that were deposited in the bogs of northwestern Europe over the course of 10,000 years.
Three thousand years ago the Celts came to dominate the north of the continent: many a book has been written on Celtic history and influences, but Angus Konstam's HISTORICAL ATLAS OF THE CELTIC WORLD differs from most in including discussion of Celtic influences which remain to influence the modern world, and in adding a wealth of color illustration on every page to enhance such topics as the roots of Celtic art, the Cimbri migration, bog people and more.
Exhibits featured include the History of Public Pensions, the Bog People and the Education of Children; each contains excellent, concise information as well as visuals.
They also stop us having to bog people down with bundles of leaflets."
Glob published his classic archaeological account, The Bog People, in 1965.
"Bog people are essentially tanned hides," says Hunt.
It's the sort of notice that appeared almost everywhere at a time when prejudiced English people would happily have sent those they considered "bog people" back across the Irish sea.