Bodies from the Bog





Bodies from the Bog tells the story of the Grauballe Man and other bog bodies and bog objects discovered during the last four hundred years in the wetlands of northern Europe. 

James M. Deem shows who the bog people were, how they lived, what they believed, and what the future holds for them hundreds and even thousands of years after their deaths. He also explains the mysterious nature of peat bogs that allows bodies to be preserved. 

Illustrated in color and black-and-white with 40 photographs, many of them rare. 48 pages. For ages 8 to adult. Published by Houghton Mifflin.


Bodies from the Bog. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998. Houghton Mifflin paperback edition, 2003.

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Be sure to visit James M. Deem's other website, The Mummy Tombs, for the most mummy information on the Internet.

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