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The Mysterious Secrets of Bog Bodies

These human cadavers were mummified naturally by peat bogs. 

Bog bodies discovered in peat bogs in Ireland
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  • Photo Credit: "The Grauballe Man" by Insights Unspoken on Flickr Commons
Roum Head, from a peat bog body
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  • "Roum Head"

    Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Bog Bodies Uncovered

Bog Bodies Uncovered

By Miranda Aldhouse-Green

Preserved bog body in a museum
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  • Photo Credit: Lars Plougmann / Flickr (CC)
Clonycavan Man, a bog body found in Ireland
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  • "Clonycavan Man"

    Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons