3. The bodies were found in fetal positions and appeared to have been stacked at the bottom of the pond. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Florida the top state for higher education for three years in a row. This 25-year-old Danish woman died around 8000 BCE. The State University System of Florida has seen a 30 percent increase in research expenditures in the past five years, representing a $7 billion economic impact. The highly acidic peat acts as a remarkable preservative, leaving the clothing and skin intact, and creating poignant and memorable images of people of the past.

2. Jan 26, 2015 - Explore ntsweetness1's board "Bog Bodies", followed by 1989 people on Pinterest. The State University System of Florida serves more than 300,000 students and is the second largest System in the country. 2025 Strategic Plan. A bog body is a human cadaver that has been naturally mummified in a peat bog.Such bodies, sometimes known as bog people, are both geographically and chronologically widespread, having been dated to between 8000 BCE and the Second World War. Originally published in 1965.

The oldest bog body yet discovered is that of Koelbjerg Woman. Sanders, K. Bog Bodies and the Archaeological Imagination University of Chicago Press (2009).

Frei did a similar analysis on Huldremose Woman, a 2nd-century B.C. See more ideas about Bog body, Bogs, Tollund man.

The Bog People: Iron Age Man Preserved New York Review of Books Classics (2004).

One of the best-preserved bodies found in a bog was discovered in 1952 in an area northwest of Copenhagen. Researchers from Florida State University came to the site, thinking some more Native American bones had been unearthed in the swamplands. The bodies were often held to the shallow bottom with wooden stakes driven through the fabric covering the bodies. The Windover Archeological Site is an Early Archaic (6000 to 5000 BC) archaeological site and National Historic Landmark in Brevard County near Titusville, Florida, USA, on the central east coast of the state.Windover is a muck pond where skeletal remains of 168 individuals were found buried in the peat at the bottom of the pond. "You'd never know anything was thereā€”it's just invisible." Thousands of bog bodies have been recovered. However, for hundreds of years, locals, believing the bodies were recent, reburied most of them in graveyards. Similar results. Excavations in 1987 at the Windover Bog site (credit: Glen Doran/NOVA). This provided immediate insight into the burial practices from this region and time, which otherwise might never have been known. and A.D. 200. refresh View Another Accomplishment. It was dubbed the Grauballe Man. These bodies date back to 8000 BCE, but most recovered are from the Iron Age when peat bogs covered much of Europe. bog body found in 1879 in a peat bog near Huldremose, Denmark. Most bog bodies are found in Northern Europe. An archaeological interpretation of Irish Iron Age bog bodies. Glimpse the future of the State University System and see how it is slated to grow in size, quality and prominence by 2025. However, peat ponds in Florida have also preserved the skeletons of ancient Native Americans.

Modern research shows that he died at about the age of 34 and was sacrificed more than 2,000 years ago. It was only after the bones were declared very old and not the product of a mass murder that the 167 bodies found in a pond in Windover, Florida began to stir up excitement in the archeological world.

But the newly announced discovery is not the first peat graveyard be unearthed in Florida. "The site now looks like just another little Florida bog," Doran says. This is a list of bog bodies in order of country in which they were first discovered.

Bog bodies have even been discovered dating up to World War I. This, however, was only the beginning. In Denmark alone, more than 500 bodies and skeletons were buried in the peat bogs between 800 B.C. Windover Bog (and sometimes known as Windover Pond) was a pond cemetery for hunter-gatherers, people who lived hunting game and gathering vegetable material between about 8120-6990 years ago.The burials were staked down in the soft mud of the pond, and over the years at least 168 people were buried there, men, women, and children. Bog bodies, or bog people, are the naturally preserved corpses of humans and some animals recovered from peat bogs.The bodies have been most commonly found in the Northern European countries of Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Ireland. The term bog bodies (or bog people) is used to refer to ancient, naturally-mummified human burials recovered from peat bogs in Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, Britain, and Ireland. The stakes most likely also served as markers, their tops were visible above the water at the time of the burial. Kelly, E.P.