Remains: #Skeletal #remains of "Bog Army" found in Denmark. A mass grave containing skeletal remains from more than 1,000 warriors, who were killed in battle some 2,000 years ago, have been discovered in a Danish bog.
Clonycavan-Man - A bog body dated to 4th to 3rd century BCE. Found in 2003 in a Bog near Ortschaft Clonycavan, County Meath, Ireland. He has been calculated to have been approximately 1.76 metres (5 ft 9 in) in height, and is remarkable for the "gel" in his hair. It is on display at National Museum of Ireland, Dublin.
El martillo de Kingoodie, Escocia Incrustado en un bloque de piedra, este martillo a simple vista no tendría nada especial con respecto a otras herramientas primitivas. Lo curioso es que la roca en la que está incrustado data de hace unos 400 millones de años, en el Cretáceo, cuando faltaban millones de años para que apareciera el primer hombre sobre la Tierra.
Hair piled high above folds of leathery skin, Clonycavan Man is one of hundreds of bodies from the bogs of northern Europe. The finds date from 400 B.C. to A.D. 400 in the Iron Age, a time when the region’s Celtic and Germanic peoples looked upon bogs as portals to the supernatural world.
Haraldskær Woman is a preserved bog body from 490 BC, which got discovered by farmers of Jutland in 1835 and believed to be the remains of Queen Gunhild of Norway. Due to this mistaken identity, the body managed to survive until this day and is kept in a sarcophagus in St.Nicolas church, Vejle, Denmark.
Ahes was also referred to as Dahud-Ahes and Dahut. According to Patricia Monaghan, “this pagan princess lived in Brittany, the far-western Celtic wilderness of France, during the period when the Christian monks were destroying the remnants of the old European religion – the worship of maternal nature. These flesh-despising monks ruined the princess’