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SPECIFIC BOG BODIES

BOG OBJECTS

BOG MUSEUMS

FURTHER INFORMATION

 

Other Bog Museums

 

Denmark

Copenhagen: The Nationalmuseet displays the Huldremose Woman and the Stidsholt head, both recovered in the bogs.

Moesgård: The Forhistorisk Museum (near Aarhus) displays many prehistoric artifacts recovered from the area, including a bog body called the Grauballe Man.

Odense: The Fyns Oldtid-Hollufgärd exhibits the Koelbjerg Woman, bog remains recovered in 1941.

Silkeborg: The Silkeborg Museum is famous for its outstanding exhibit of the Tollund Man, perhaps the most famous bog body in the world. Of all the bog bodies on display, this is one not to be missed.

Vejle: The St. Nicolai Church exhibits the bog remains of Haraldskær Woman, otherwise known as "Queen Gunhild."

 

 

 

Germany

Elizabethfehn: Moor and Fen Museum

Emden: The Ostfriesisches Landesmuseum displays the bog remains (primarily skeletal) and the knife sheath of Bernuthsfeld Man.

Hannover: The Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum 

Munich: Archäologische Staatssammlung Museum

Oldenburg: The Landesmuseum für Natur und Mensch

Schleswig: Landesmuseum, Schloss Gottorf

Stade: The Schwedenspeicher-Museum exhibits a bog body known as Obenaltendorf Man; his clothing and two silver ornaments found with the body, are also on display.

 

 

 

Ireland

Dublin: The National Museum of Ireland displays one very dry bog body named the Gallagh Man.

 

 

 

The Netherlands

Assen: The Drents Museum

Leiden: Rijksmuseum van Oudheden

 

 

 

Unied Kingdom

 London: The British Museum