Iron-age torture victims unearthed

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“He was built like Schwarzenegger, but he had the daintiest fingernails I’ve ever seen,” says Rolly Read, conservation director of the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin. He is describing Old Croghan Man, one of two immaculately preserved “bog bodies” unveiled this week, both named after the sites where they were discovered. The partial remains of the two men, both killed around 2300 years ago, have been preserved by the peat in which they were buried. Both were rich. Old Croghan Man, found minus his head and legs, had nails that were polished and well manicured, says Read,