Bog Bodies

Bog Bodies

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 989 , Segment 3

Episode: MLK, Black Feminism, Bog Bodies, Boredom and Brilliance

  • Jan 21, 2019 11:00 pm
  • 14:29 mins

Guest: Miranda Aldhouse-Green, PhD, Emeritus Professor, School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University Bogs are swampy, smelly wetlands. Probably not the kind of location you would want for your final resting place, but yet, that’s where hundreds of bodies have been found in Denmark. The remains are thousands of years old, but look like they were buried yesterday. And no one is quite sure how they got there.

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