Tollund Man is a naturally mummified corpse dating from the fourth century BC found in a Danish bog in 1950. During the time between Tollund Man’s immersion and retrieval from the mire, his skin and woollen hat (that’s all he’s wearing) have attained a uniform, glossy, leathery texture; his baggy body appears deflated and flattened, the skin collapsing around the bones, as if time has pressed out one of his three dimensions. Overall he looks a bit empty. But from…
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