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The Tollund Man is the naturally mummified corpse of a man who lived during the 4th century BCE, during the period characterised in Scandinavia as the Pre-Roman Iron Age.[1] He was found in 1950 on the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark, buried in a peat bog which preserved his body.

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Man, discovered in a Danish Bog in 1950, is approximately 2,400 years old yet looks like he died yesterday such is the excellent degree of tissue preservation due to the antibacterial effect of the acidic bog he was found in.

The Tollund Man is the naturally mummified corpse of a man who lived during the 4th century BC. He was found in 1950 buried in a peat bog on the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark, which preserved his body. Such a find is known as a bog body. The head and face were so well-preserved that he was mistaken at the time of discovery for a recent murder victim.

Time of Tollund man-Who was the Tollund Man? Was the Tollund Man a well respected man and maybe the father of a family? Or was he a captured enemy, thrall or criminal?

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