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Rendswühren Man Mummy
Human Mummy
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Biographical Information
Name(s) Rendswühren Man
Age 40-50
Sex Male
Status UNKNOWN
Height UNKNOWN
Source
Culture Roman Iron Age
Date(s) 50 CE
Site Schleswig-Holstein
Current Location
Location Heidmoor Fen, near Kiel in Germany
Catalog #

BiographyEdit

The Rendswühren Man was discovered in 1871, at the Heidmoor Fen, near Kiel in Germany. He was examined by autopsy, which at the time was the only way of examination.

MummificationEdit

Rendswühren Man was estimated to have been 40–50 years of age when he was battered to death, which left a triangular hole in his head. He was found naked, with a piece of leather on his left leg. A cape was found near him. After discovery, his corpse was smoked for preservation.His skull had deteriorated, which required reconstruction.

StudiesEdit

Textile typologically the clothing found with the body has been dated into the Roman Iron Age of the 1st or 2nd century CE which has been confirmed by a carbon-14 dating of parts of the remains.

PathologyEdit

UNKNOWN

Additional InfoEdit

Suspected victim of a murder case.

External LinksEdit

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_bog_bodies#Rendsw.C3.BChren_Man

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bog/iron-08.html

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