The lindow man officially lindow iii is the top half of a male body found preserved in a peat bog in cheshire england the peat bogs at lindow moss date back to the last ice age and were formed by holes of melting ice they are now a tenth of their original size bogs often lead to the . Lindow mans official name is lindow ii since other human remains have also been found in lindow moss bog a human skull known as lindow i and a fragmented headless body lindow iii. Bryan sitch the museums curator of archaeology says lindow man was deliberately divorced from interpretation with visitors encouraged to make up their own minds from the information available. The lindow man is an example of a celtic human sacrifice discovered in a bog near manchester in 1984 by peat cutters a find known as a bog body the body is now on display in the british museum the bodys legs and pelvis were missingleaving the chest head and arms forensic analysis has revealed many interesting details about his body and how he may have died
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