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NARRABEEN MAN V.S TOLLUND MAN
Transcript of NARRABEEN MAN V.S TOLLUND MAN
WHERE WERE THEY DISCOVERED?
Narrabeen Man: He was discovered in north Narrabeen, NSW buried under a bus stop in the corner of Octavia st and Ocean st in 2005. He was spotted by contractors who were digging a trench for electricity cabling.
Tollund Man: He was discovered in Bjaeldskoval, which is a bog area located approximately 10 kilometres west of Sikeborg, Denmark. He was sighted on 8th of May, 1950. Two brothers and their family who were digging for peat to be used as fuel, were the founders of the Tollund Man.
Narrabeen Man: Narrabeen Man died in 2,000 B.C.E. He died of a slow and painful death. Scientist found many injuries in his body and was found with his head not connected to his spine. Experts think that he was not from this area and tribe.
Tollund Man: The Tollund Man died in 350 B.C. He was found with a rope tied around his neck which was thought that he may have been hung.
WHEN AND HOW DID THEY DIE?
WHAT WAS THEIR LIFE LIKE?
Narrabeen Man: When he was found there were fish bones in his stomach which considered him to have a marine diet. By the shape of his nose they also said that he was an Aboriginal.
Tollund Man: He lived in the Iron Age which had bigger tribes which infulenced there lives more. It was also thought that his death was a sacrifice.
HOW THEY WERE PRESEVERVED AND DID THEY RETURN THE HUMAN REMAINS?
Narrabeen Man: The Narrabeen Man was first sent to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California to be examined and is now back in Narrabeen.
Tollund Man: On May 17th, 1950 shortly after the Tollund Man was discovered he was examined in National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen. He is now on display in Silkeborg Museum.
ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVIDENCE DISCOVERED?
Narrabeen Man: When Narrabeen Man was discovered specialists found fish bones in his stomach, 17 fractures found at the grave site and tiny little chips of rock on his body.
Tollund Man: He was lying in the shadows to the right, almost covered by peat and barely visible by the naked eye. There was no marks that could identify that he was hurt on purpose.
INTERPRETATION OF EXPERTS?
Narrabeen Man: The experts interpretations were that he was a coastal dweller and that he was not from Narrabeen because of his height and his 2 front teeth. It was predicted that he was murdered beacause of his posture and position.
Tollund Man: The experts interpretation were That he might have been hung because of the rope that was around his neck and That he was alive in the Iron Ages.