The Bog Man and the Archaeology of People
Tells the exciting story of the 1984 discovery of the bog man, a well-preserved body of a man about a thousand years old; its investigation by a multi disciplinary team of scientists intent on answering various questions on this important "forensic" archaeological find. Also examines worldwide research on preserved people, including other European bog bodies, Egyptian and Guanche mummies, Peruvian dried bodies, Scythian frozen bodies and ancient cadavers of China.
Clues to a Murder
Reconstructing a Physique
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