Chemistry and corpses: the science of bog bodies

by 1389 on May 14, 2014

in 1389 (blog admin), history, science and nature

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Published on May 13, 2014 by SciShow
SciShow explains the chemistry, archaeology and history of bog bodies — naturally mummified corpses (and other fun things!) that have been discovered in Europe’s peat bogs.
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http://archive.archaeology.org/1005/bogbodies/bog_science.html
http://archive.archaeology.org/1005/bogbodies/index.html
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http://www.tollundman.dk/
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg18124392.400-bog-butter-test.html

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