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Osterby Man


Karen Barrett-Wilt
by Bullenwächter
published on 23 September 2014
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The "Osterby Man" was found in a peat bog in 1948 CE near Osterby, Germany and has been dated to between 75 and 130 CE. He sports a Suebian knot, a hairstyle associated with the Suebi (Alemanni). Now on display at the State Archaeological Museum at Gottorf Castle in Schleswig, Germany.

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