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Irish bog body may be world’s oldest

The mummified remains of a young man found in an Irish bog two years ago have been dated back to 2,000 B.C., 1,500 years older than previously thought. The 4,000-year-old remains, which predate the famed Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun by nearly 700 years, are those of a young adult male. He is believed

6,000 year old timber structure found in London peat bog

London's oldest timber structure has been found in a prehistoric peat bog near the Thames river. Wetlands adjacent to rivers such as the Thames were an important source of food for prehistoric people, and timber trackways and platforms made it easier to cross the boggy terrain. The structure discovered at Plumstead