Yde Girl Close-up
Young female bog body, dubbed "Yde Girl", from the Netherlands. The remains of this 16-year old child, who lived in the first century A.D., were discovered in a small bog in 1896, along with remnants of woollen clothing. The remains of the woollen cord with which she was strangled can still be seen around her neck. Drents Museum.
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Created : July 4, 2001