Lindow Man, naturally-preserved bog body of an Iron Age man, discovered in a peat bog at Lindow Moss, Mobberley side of the border with Wilmslow, Cheshire, northwest England, on August 1, 1984 by commercial peat-cutters. At the time, the body was dubbed "Pete Marsh" (a pun on "peat marsh") by Middlesex Hospital radiologists which was then adopted by local journalists. Dated at approx 50 AD, freeze dried and exhibited in England.
The violent death of the 'Worsley Man' shares chilling similarities with the famous Lindow Man, whose preserved body was found in a Cheshire peat bog in 1984. Tests suggest the Lindow man, who lived around 150 years earlier, had also been beaten, garrotted and had his throat slit... such a nasty way to go...
Lindow Man: The Discovery of Lindow Man...The body is one of four sets of ancient human remains found in Lindow Moss, a peat bog situated in Cheshire, UK. It was discovered in August 1984 when a human foot was found in a block of cut peat. The rest of the body was found back on the Moss. It was initially believed that they could be the remains of a murdered woman. However, analysis at Macclesfield hospital established them as ancient. Lindow Man as he became known was ruled to be of
Another good looker! Lindow Man, also known in jest as Pete Marsh, is the preserved bog body of a man discovered in a peat bog at Lindow Moss near Wilmslow in Cheshire,England.At the time of death, Lindow Man was a healthy male in his mid-20s, and he may have been someone of high status, as his body shows little evidence of heavy or rough work. Lindow Man was strangled, hit on the head, and his throat cut. Dating the body has proven problematic, but pos, some time between 2 BC and 119
Lindow Man is the preserved bog body of a man discovered in a peat bog at Lindow Moss near Wilmslow. At the time of death, Lindow Man was a healthy male in his mid-20s, and he may have been someone of high status, as his body shows little evidence of heavy or rough work. There has been debate over the reason for Lindow Man's death, for the nature of his demise was violent, perhaps ritualistic; after a last meal of charred bread, Lindow Man was strangled, hit on the head, and his throat cut.