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The Hands

The Tollund Man's hands
The Tollund Man's hands.
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When the Tollund Man was found his arms and hands were almost skeletonized and partly ruined due to the peat-digging in the bog - only one finger was completely untouched. Experts in finger-prints with the National Police Forces examined the finger in 1976.

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The top side of the finger
The top side of the finger
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The under side of the finger

The under side of the finger
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The head was almost shocking well-preserved...

The head
The head was almost shocking well-preserved...

Hair and beard
The Tollund Man didn't have a special hairstyle...

The body
Only the side of the body which had been turned upwards in the excavation in the peat bog showed signs of decomposition...

The feet
The feet are big as if they belonged to a man...

 
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What was the result of the examination of the finger-prints?
The finger-prints were well-preserved and are among the oldest...


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