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Several hundred burials have been investigated archaeologically, but processes of decomposition usually mean that organic materials, such as textiles, antler, and wood, do not survive the passing of centuries.
On this background the survival of some twenty oak-coffin burials with personalities like the Egtved Girl, the Mulbjerg Man, the Skrydstrup Woman, the Guldhøj Man, and the Trindhøj and Borum Eshøj bodies constitute a veritable miracle.
When the coffin was opened in 1921, the skeleton had deteriorated because of acidic conditions; however, the skin, nails, and hair were preserved.
So was her high-quality woolen dress, consisting of a short blouse with long sleeves and a miniskirt of strings. Copenhagen, Denmark: Royal Society of Northern Antiquaries, 1993. Manden i kisten: Hvad bronzealderens gravhøje gemte [The man in the coffin: What the Bronze Age mounds concealed].
A thin, hard layer of iron pan always separated the two parts, sealing the coffin on all sides and thus hindering decay.
Results also showed no evidence for the use of organic dyes, thereby supporting the hypothesis that no dyestuffs were used in Nordic Bronze Age textile production.
These results challenge extant interpretations of Scandinavian Bronze Age textile provenance, and demonstrate the complexity of exchange networks in wool textiles during this period.
In many ways the interpretation is much the same as before: a local big man buried looking out to sea.
Modern analytical techniques can create a person more real, more human and more securely anchored in history.
Up through the twentieth century, insight and knowledge have increased steadily with respect to technical details, the buried persons, and the society of which they once formed a part.