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The severed head from Roum Fen in Himmerland, discovered in June, 1942. At first, the severed head was named "Roum Woman" until further examination revealed traces of beard stubble on the face. The Roum Man is believed to have been about 20 years old at the time of death and the sheepskin in which the head was wrapped dates to early Iron Age.
==Biography==
 
Not much is known about the Roum Man because only the preserved head of this mummy has been found. At first, the severed head was named "Roum Woman" until further examination revealed traces of beard stubble on the face. The Roum Man is believed to have been about 20 years old at the time of death and the sheepskin in which the head was wrapped dates to early Iron Age.
 
   
 
==Mummification==
 
==Mummification==
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No specific rites and mortuary rituals were used in order to mummify this man, it is rather the ideal conditions of bogs that preserved this head in such good condition, leaving the skin almost intact.
 
No specific rites and mortuary rituals were used in order to mummify this man, it is rather the ideal conditions of bogs that preserved this head in such good condition, leaving the skin almost intact.
 
==Studies==
 
==Pathology==
 
==Additional Info==
 
[[File:Roum Head.jpg|thumb|300x300px]]
 
   
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
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https://www.brown.edu/Departments/Joukowsky_Institute/courses/architectureandmemory/files/8013065.pdf
==References==
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[[Category:Bog Mummy]]

Latest revision as of 18:30, December 17, 2019

Roum Man
Roum Head
Biographical Information
Name(s) Roum Man
Age about 20 years old
Sex Male
Status
Height
Source
Culture
Date(s) Iron Age
Site Himmerland
Current Location
Location
Catalog #

The severed head from Roum Fen in Himmerland, discovered in June, 1942. At first, the severed head was named "Roum Woman" until further examination revealed traces of beard stubble on the face. The Roum Man is believed to have been about 20 years old at the time of death and the sheepskin in which the head was wrapped dates to early Iron Age.

MummificationEdit

The Roum Man falls under to classification of mummy known as "bog bodies".

No specific rites and mortuary rituals were used in order to mummify this man, it is rather the ideal conditions of bogs that preserved this head in such good condition, leaving the skin almost intact.

External LinksEdit

https://www.brown.edu/Departments/Joukowsky_Institute/courses/architectureandmemory/files/8013065.pdf

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