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Damendorf Man
Schleswig, Germany

 

 

     Background information about the mummy

Damendorf Man died about 300 B.C. and was discovered thousands of years later in the Eckernförde district of Germany. Unlike some bog bodies, he was flattened by the weight of the peat. Only his skin, nails, and hair (as well as his leather belt and shoes) were preserved. 

As P. V. Glob wrote in The Bog People, "The rest of him has completely disappeared as if by magic. A split nearly an inch long in the region of the heart may indicate how he was killed."

 

     Where to see him

The Landesmuseum (Schleswig, Germany) displays Damendorf Man and four other bog bodies, including Windeby I.

 

 

 

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