Discovery of the bog Body
The bog Body of Bernuthsfeld (near Aurich) was discovered on May
24,1907 by the brothers de Jonge, peat cutters from Tannenhausen. Aurich`s
National archivist, Dr.Wachter secured the find and examined the excavation
site. Not only the man`s skeleton and hair were found, but also clothes,
leather straps and a knife sheath.