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Tollund Man’s brain is well preserved

Even though Tollund Man’s brain has shrunken during the 2300 years he stayed in the bog, it is remarkably well preserved. In 2010, a so-called endoscopic examination was conducted of his brain. It revealed an intact cerebral cortex, although flattened.

Røntgenbillede af Tollundmanden. Det ses tydeligt at hans hjerne er velbevaret.

Tollund Man’s brain as it appeared on x-ray in 1950. Photo Bispebjerg Hospital.