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A wool cord tied her hair and enveloped her neck, but forensic analysis found no indication of death by strangulation. There were no traces of violence found on the skeletal remains.
According to recent DNA analysis that the body, previously believed to be that of a woman, is actually male. The skeleton is most famous for the arrowhead which pierced the man's nose, but he was not killed by this wound; but rather by an arrow that pierced his aorta.
The bodies have been most commonly found in the Northern European countries of Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Reports of bog bodies surfaced during the early 1700s.
Police said the corpse was found in a 'question mark' shape.At the time of death, the woman was more than 40 years old— a relatively long lifespan for people of that time period.Her right arm was severed, but the injury probably occurred by shovels during the unearthing of the body.A vast amount of animal remains were also found, including horses and oxen.Bernuthsfeld Man was discovered on when peat workers unearthed his skeleton and clothing.