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Chemistry & Corpses: The Science of Bog Bodies

SciShow explains the chemistry, archaeology and history of bog bodies — naturally mummified corpses (and other fun things!) that have been discovered in Europe’s peat bogs.

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Sources:
http://archive.archaeology.org/1005/bogbodies/bog_science.html

http://archive.archaeology.org/1005/bogbodies/index.html

http://www.wired.com/2009/08/bogosphere/

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bog/iron-nf.html

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2007/09/bog-bodies/bog-bodies-text

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-24053119

http://www.livescience.com/38983-irish-bog-body.html

The Bodies in the Bogs: An Eerie Gift From the Iron Age

http://discovermagazine.com/1997/aug/thepeopleofthebo1195

http://www.tollundman.dk/

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg18124392.400-bog-butter-test.html

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