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Ghosts of Murdered Kings

Passport Season 41 Episode 3 | 53m 7s

In the rolling hills of Ireland's County Tipperary, a laborer harvesting peat from a dried-up bog spots the remnants of a corpse and stops his machine just in time, revealing a headless torso almost perfectly preserved and stained dark brown by the bog. Archeologists recognize the corpse as one of Europe's rare bog bodies.

Aired: 01/29/14

Expires: 01/28/19

Rating: TV-14

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