Lindow man was discovered on the 1st of august 1984 the location of discovery was the lindow moss, a peat bog in wilmslow cheshire, england the body of lindow man was discovered by one of the workers at the site, who was having a joke with the other workers by throwing a piece of peat at them, only it was not just peat he threw but a foot of. Lindow man’s official name is lindow ii lindow man’s discovery triggered an unprecedented scientific investigation, which ultimately led to his display at. The second source is a primary source, a document of the lindow man and the story of how he was discovered and investigation on the bog body this course is useful because it is an actual video which shows what happened during the discovery of the lindow man. Lindow man, also known as lindow ii and (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, north west england.
The discovery of lindow man ii (pete marsh) - 1 st august 1984 - sometimes a discovery takes place that changes our perception of history and puts people and/or events in a different perspective as well as forcing us to reconsider conventional wisdom. Manchester is glad to have lindow man back on display, but should the iron age man be in a museum at all. Courting controversy - the lindow man exhibition at the manchester museum bryan sitch abstract the discovery of the well-preserved body of a 2,000 year old man at lindow moss near wilmslow,.
Where and when was lindow man found lindow moss is a peat bog in cheshire commercial peat cutter, andy mould, made the initial discovery of a foot. Lindow man was accidentally discovered by peat-cutters in cheshire in the 1980s he was first thought to be a modern murder victim, but scientific investigations soon proved that he had died in the first century ad, around the time of the roman conquest of britain. Lindow man was found on august 1, 1984, by peat cutters who found the lower segment of one of his legs on the conveyer belt six months prior to the discovery, lindow man. Scientists theorise that lindow man died as a human sacrifice they base this theory on the following evidence: the discovery of mistletoe, a sacred plant in the stomach contents, his body's pampered appearance and the three fold nature of his death.
The peat bog in lindow moss where lindow man was discovered. Lindow man's wiki: lindow man, also known as lindow ii and (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, north west england. “lindow man” artefacts protected in barrier foil bag since the discovery, lindow man has been freeze dried for preservation and his cabinet is the most. Talk:lindow man lindow man is a featured article it this article keeps the neutral position to describe the finding and the future discovery of lindow man.
This will be the third time lindow man has been on display in the region since his discovery at lindow moss, cheshire in 1984 lindow man: a bog body mystery. The lindow man is an example of a celtic human sacrifice discovered in a bog near manchester, a find known as a bog body the body is now on display in the british museum. Wilmslow - lindow moss & lindow man as an epilogue to this grisly tale, the discovery of the head led to a wilmslow resident, peter reyn-bardt.
The lindow man (officially lindow iii) o food residue discovered in his upper alimentary tract shows that his last meal was a griddle cake made from wheat and. Lindow man was found in lindow moss lindow man's body was discovered by peatcutters peat is a very simple form of coal and has been used for centuries for fuel. The bog mummy of lindow man @ mummy tombs by james m deem. Lindow woman, also known as lindow i, is the name given to the partial remains of a female bog body, discovered in a peat bog at lindow moss, near wilmslow in cheshire, england, on 13 may 1983 by commercial peat-cutters.Download