Lindow mandiscovery of lindow man:on may 13, 1983, andy mould, a commercial peat worker was loading peat onto a shredder at lindow. Northern europe - especially denmark, ireland and britain - are renowned for their abundance of bog bodies over 2,000 of them have been found over. The incredible discovery of tollund man has brought to life in vivid detail the lives and deaths of the people of prehistoric denmark.
Lindow man in 1983, a peat digger named andy mould was working on the edge of lindow moss when he unearthed a female human head, this was followed by the discovery. The discovery of the well-preserved body of a 2,000 year old man at lindow moss near wilmslow, manchester, uk, in 1984 provided archaeologists and forensic scientists. Dating lindow man has been a problematic and lengthy process samples from the body and surrounding peat bog have shown conflicting results, producing dates spanning.
The lindow man is an example of a celtic human sacrifice discovered in a bog near manchester in 1984 by peat-cutters, a find known as a bog body. In 1984 at lindow moss, chesire, england, that the discovery of lindow man prompted a local man to confess to the murder of his wife,. Talk:lindow man jump to for example, this article keeps the neutral position to describe the finding and the future discovery of lindow man. Unlike most editing & proofreading services, we edit for everything: grammar, spelling, punctuation, idea flow, sentence structure, & more get started now. Lindow man discovery the lindow man one of england's only bog bodies, lindow man (lindow ii) was discovered by peat cutters on august 1st,.
01052009 lindow man has 13 ratings and 1 review corinna said: very interesting overview of the life post-life of lindow man, complete with many fascinating photo. Lindow man was found on august 1, 1984, by peat cutters who found the lower segment of one of his legs on the conveyer belt six months prior to the discovery, lindow. As an epilogue to this grisly tale, the discovery of the head led to a wilmslow resident, peter reyn-bardt, whose home backed onto lindow moss confessing to the. About 2,200 years ago, a man was murdered and thrown into a peat bog, but why lindow man is an ancient celt whose mummified remains were discovered in. 01032012 the lindow man was discovered near manchester uk in 1984, only a year after a similar body of a women was found at the same bog site called lindow marsh.
The discovery of lindow man marked the first well-preserved bog body discovered in britain its condition was comparable to that of grauballe man and tollund man from. The discovery of lindow man ii (pete marsh) - 1 st august 1984 - sometimes a discovery takes place that changes our perception of history and puts people and/or. When lindow man was found by peat diggers in 1984, his discovery provoked worldwide media interest almost 2,000 years ago.
The peat bog in lindow moss where lindow man who was at the time the newly appointed county archaeologist was called onto the site of the gruesome discovery and. Get this from a library lindow man [jody joy] -- lindow man was accidentally discovered by peat-cutters in cheshire in the 1980s he was first thought to be a.
Lindow man there have been many significant bog bodies that have fascinated the minds of many scientists, archaeologists, enthusiasts and the average folk as well. The bog mummy of lindow man @ mummy tombs by james m deem. The lindow man is an example of a celtic human sacrifice discovered in a bog near manchester, a find known as a bog body the body is now on display in the british.