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Bog Bodies Uncovered: Solving Europe’s Ancient Mystery
Miranda Aldhouse-Green

  • Monday 13 June 2016, 6.00PM to 6:50pm
  • Free admission
    Booking required
  • K/133, King's Manor, Exhibition Square (map)
  • No wheelchair access

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Over the past two centuries, peat cutters in the bogs of northern Europe have periodically unearthed the remains of prehistoric people so well-preserved that skin and marks of injury survive, betraying the violence of their death. Who were these unfortunate people, and why were they killed? Drawing on the latest research and evidence on bog bodies, Miranda Aldhouse-Green uncovers the truth behind these murder mysteries. 

About the speaker

Professor Miranda Aldhouse-Green is an acknowledged expert on Bog Bodies and appeared in the recent BBC documentary on the topic, History Cold Case. She is Emeritus Professor of Archaeology at Cardiff University and the author of The Celtic Myths, Dictionary of Celtic Myth and Legend, Exploring the World of the Druids and, with Stephen Aldhouse-Green, The Quest for the Shaman, all published by Thames & Hudson.  


The book will be available to buy from the Waterstones' stall at this event.


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