Was Lindow Man a Druid?
The discovery of Lindow Man, a bog body found in Lindow Moss, has created discussion and debate in the Celtic history world. Lindow Man’s excellent preservation has allowed scholars to better study the conditions of his life and death. Scholars hypothesize that he was a Druid as evidenced by historical knowledge of Druid culture. The manner of his death, the contents of his stomach and the prime physical condition of the body are suggestive of the Druid lifestyle and tradition. By examining the details of Lindow Man’s remains, Druid culture, and current hypotheses, I explore the possibility that Lindow Man was a Druid sacrifice.