Climate Change and Irish Bog Bodies



With a new revelation surfacing in regards to the famous Irish bog bodies, my readers should have been expecting this post from me! Since viewing the bog bodies at the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin the summer before last, I have been fascinated with their history and taphonomy. I have posted about them several times before, basically every time something new arises about their preservation. Here is my first post about the Cashel Man, and the uncovering of the violent behaviors associated with his death.
In this post, you can read about my experience at the National Museum, seeing the bog bodies for the first time. And finally in this post, you can read about the relatively recent discovery of the approximated age of the Cashel Man, naming him the oldest bog body in Europe.

Anyways, below you can read more about the latest exciting discovery regarding the now-famous…

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About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee musician ... mostly
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