The Tollund Man

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Illustration

Ibolya Horváth
by Silkeborg Museum
published on 12 June 2024
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The Tollund Man was c. 30-40 years old when he died by hanging c. 405-380 BCE. He was found in 1950 in a bog c. 10 km west of Silkeborg. The Tollund Man's head was preserved but his body dried out; now a recreation of the body is on display.

Silkeborg Museum, Denmark.

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Museum, S. (2024, June 12). The Tollund Man. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/19098/the-tollund-man/

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Museum, Silkeborg. "The Tollund Man." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 12, 2024. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/19098/the-tollund-man/.

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