Reblogged from ljspillowbook
The bog body now known as the Grauballe Man was found on the 26th of April 1952, near the village of Grauballe in the central part of Jutland in Denmark. He was discovered by men cutting peat for fuel about three feet below the surface of the ground. When they were digging one of the workers, Tage Busk Sørensen (standing far right on picture no. 2) , stuck his spade into something that he immediately knew was not peat; he noticed the red hair of the Grauballe man pupping up and he soon realised that he had found the head of a human body. The local doctor was called and he quickly realised that this was not a job for neither him nor the police and Professor P.V. Glob from the Prehistory Museum at Aarhus was summoned.
Picture No. 1: The Grauballe Man in situ (photographed by P.V. Glob)
Picture No. 2: P.V. Glob and the peat workers. Tage is standing at the far right.