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Bog Bodies - Learn More
In Learn More the National Geographic magazine team shares some of its best sources and other information to expand your knowledge of our featured subjects. Special thanks to the Research Division.
Related Links

National Museum of Ireland
Explore the mysteries of Ireland’s bogs via the museum’s online exhibits.

The Tollund Man: A Face of Prehistoric Denmark
The Silkeborg Museum’s extensive website includes photos, video, and research materials about Tollund Man and many other European bog bodies.

The Perfect Corpse
Use this online documentary site to explore the archaeology of bogs around the world. The site includes many extras for teachers and students, plus a look at an American bog body.

Kelly, Eamonn P. Kingship and Sacrifice: Iron Age Bog Bodies and Boundaries. National Museum of Ireland, 2006.

Van der Sanden, Wijnand. The Bog Bodies of Northwest Europe. Batavian Lion International, 1996.

Schutz, Herbert. The Prehistory of Germanic Europe. Yale University Press, 1983.
NGS Resources

Hall, Stephen S. "Last Hours of the Iceman." National Geographic (July 2007), 68-81.

Williams, A.R. "Mystery of the Tattooed Mummy." National Geographic (June 2006), 70-83.

Williams, A.R. "King Tut Revealed." National Geographic (June 2005), 2-21.

Levathes, Louise E. "Mysteries of the Bog." National Geographic (March 1987), 397-420.

Biel, Jörg. "Treasures From a Celtic Tomb." National Geographic (March 1980), 428-38.

Severy, Merle. "The Celts." National Geographic (May 1977), 582-633.

Glob, P.V. "Lifelike Man Preserved 2,000 Years in Peat." National Geographic (March 1954), 419-530.