Skip to comments.Worsley Man: Hospital scanner probes Iron Age bog death
Posted on 03/11/2012 5:10:02 PM PDT by Renfield
Bryan Sitch, curator of archaeology at the museum, said it now appeared the man had been beaten about the head, garrotted and then beheaded
The head of an Iron Age man who died almost 2,000 years ago has been scanned in a Manchester hospital to shed light on how he died.
Worsley Man is thought to have lived around 100 AD when Romans occupied much of Britain.
Since its discovery in a Salford peat bog in 1958, the head has been kept at Manchester Museum on Oxford Road.
The scans at the Manchester Children's Hospital have now revealed more details about his violent death...
(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...
I’ve heard of cold case files, but aren’t they overdoing it? :^)
Got behind on his taxes?
Yep, there's your problem right there.
They’re closing in on a suspect. Warrants have already been issued.
There’s no statute of limitations on murder. If they find the perp, they can still prosecute. ;)
Classic ritual “threefold sacrifice”.
When do I get paid for solving the mystery?
Your enemy can never be Too dead.
Somebody really did not like that fellow, back in the day!
I say it was suicide.
I hear they also found dirt in his intestinal tract and grime in his lungs. Obviously forced to eat dirt before he was beheaded. His coffin wasn’t in good shape neither. It’s as if they unearthed a guy who had been dead for hundred of years!
Well, since he was likely a Celtic Briton my bet is he was a “fekin’ informer” for the Romans.
Hilly and Billy Clinton’s FReeper name is ClearCase_guy lol!
The death panel voted thumbs down.
Lets see....this is in Britain, nationalized health care and all that, where you have to wait months to get an
appointment for a CT or MRI.....if you can get them to even
authorize it. And they can make room in one of those rare
and heavily utilzed scanners to spend time on a body that’s been dead for a thousand or more years? Sounds like Britain alright.
Was there a fish in his mouth?
Not to be confused with Ironman Gump who passed away in 2007 from natural causes...
Who is this guy, Rasputin. It takes a head beating, strangulation and finally beheading to kill him??!!!!
He was probably a conservative professor applying for tenure in one of their colleges.
CSI: Captain Obvious.
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Thanks Renfield. Lothar of the Bog People ping.
“Bryan Sitch, curator of archaeology at the museum, said it now appeared the man had been beaten about the head, garrotted and then beheaded.”
The work of early Muslims in Britain???
This was life in western Europe before Christianity.
LOL. That was silly.
An inscription found nearby was translated as follows: “You have to answer for Santino, Carlo.”
“He was probably a conservative professor applying for tenure in one of their colleges.”
LOL! Good one!
Monty Python and the tenure seeking caveman.
Well, there’s no statute of limitations on murder :)
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