The History of Leith

September 20, 2011

Dead interesting – Bog Bodies in Scotland

Trevor Cowie said: “This paper will set ‘Arnish Man’ – the remains of an early 18th century murder victim found on Arnish Moor in 1964 – against the wider background of discoveries of human remains from bogs in north-western Europe in general and Scotland in particular. Over the course of several centuries, human remains have been unearthed in the course of peat-cutting across much of north-west Europe, especially in Denmark, the Netherlands, northern Germany, Ireland and Britain. for more click here

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