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Unless you are fascinated by mummies, the beauty of their well-preserved bodies may be lost on you. But surely you can appreciate the shapely leg of a

Fur cape made of sheepskin, found in Borremose in Northern Jutland. Norse Clothing, Medieval Clothing, Bog Body, Fur Cape, Norse Vikings, Viking Age, Iron Age, Costume, National Museum

Fur cape made of sheepskin, found in Borremose in Northern Jutland.

Unless you are fascinated by mummies, the beauty of their well-preserved bodies may be lost on you. But surely you can appreciate the shapely leg of a Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Bog Body, Face Down, Iron Age, National Museum, Anthropology, Woman Face, Archaeology

Borremose Woman

The Borremose Woman was discovered lying face down with the scalp separated from the body. The woman was described to be obese, and was wrapped in a woolen cloak. Borremose Woman is not currently on display, but is stored at the National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen. The age of the woman at the time of her death was approximately 20–35 years old. Like the other Borremose discoveries, the woman appeared to have violent injuries. She was previously thought to have been scalped as well as…

A body, Borremose III or Borremose Woman, was found in '48, approx 1,300 ft south of Borremose man. She was 25-30y/o at death. She was  face down wrapped in a wool garment. Her scalp & hair on 1 side of the head was damaged but this was due to damage from peat digger's shovels. The skull & face were crushed. Reexamination found damage to the skull  happened after death & was caused by bone deterioration & pressure from the peat. Dating set the body's age to ca. 770 BC. Skull Face, Crop Circles, Weird, Death, Dating, Age, Shit Happens, Wool, History

A body, Borremose III or Borremose Woman, was found in '48, approx 1,300 ft south of Borremose man. She was 25-30y/o at death. She was face down wrapped in a wool garment. Her scalp & hair on 1 side of the head was damaged but this was due to damage from peat digger's shovels. The skull & face were crushed. Reexamination found damage to the skull happened after death & was caused by bone deterioration & pressure from the peat. Dating set the body's age to ca. 770 BC.

Recreation of the woven skirt Borremose woman was wrapped in. Borremose bodies (Bor-EM-oh-SA) is the collective name for three bog bodies found in the Borremose peat bog in Himmerland, Denmark 1900 Clothing, Bog Body, Viking Age, Iron Age, Trends, Historical Costume, Skort, Vikings, Culture

Recreation of the woven skirt Borremose woman was wrapped in. Borremose bodies (Bor-EM-oh-SA) is the collective name for three bog bodies found in the Borremose peat bog in Himmerland, Denmark

The same Danish bog that preserved Borremose Woman’s limbs, hands, and feet for 2,500 years may have crushed her face, obliterating her features. The 25- to 30-year-old was wrapped in a skirt after she was killed, perhaps by a blow on the back of her head, and placed in a peat pit near the remains of a child. The tannin-rich bog water kept her skin, muscles, and tendons from decaying. But the weight of the peat probably broke her bones, accounting for her injuries. Bog Body, Iron Age, 30 Years Old, Preserves, Rings For Men, Odd Stuff, Woman, Curiosity, Danish

The same Danish bog that preserved Borremose Woman’s limbs, hands, and feet for 2,500 years may have crushed her face, obliterating her features. The 25- to 30-year-old was wrapped in a skirt after she was killed, perhaps by a blow on the back of her head, and placed in a peat pit near the remains of a child. The tannin-rich bog water kept her skin, muscles, and tendons from decaying. But the weight of the peat probably broke her bones, accounting for her injuries.

The Borremose woman was found in 1948 and was the third bogbody found in the Borrefen in a three year period. Ancient History, Archaeology, Lion Sculpture, Statue, Period, Third, Woman, Sculptures

The Borremose woman was found in 1948 and was the third bogbody found in the Borrefen in a three year period.

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