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Ötzi
Ötzi the Iceman on a sheet-covered autopsy table
Born c. 3300 BCE
near the present veelage o Feldthurns (Velturno), north o Bolzano, Italy
Died c. 3345 BCE (aged about 45)
Ötztal Alps, near Hauslabjoch on the border between Austrick an Italy
Cause o daith
Exsanguination due tae arrae woond on his shouder[1]
Ither names Ötzi the Iceman
Similaun Man
"Frozen Fritz"
Man frae Hauslabjoch
Hauslabjoch mummy
Frozen Man
Kent for Auldest naitural mummy o a Chalcolithic (Copper Age) European man
Hicht 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Wicht 50 kg (110 lb; 7.9 st) (when aleeve)
Wabsteid
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology
Ötzi is locatit in Alps
Ötzi
Discovery steid merked on a cairt o the Alps

Ötzi (German pronunciation: [ˈœtsi] ( listen); an aa cried the Iceman, the Similaun Man, the Man frae Hauslabjoch, the Tyrolean Iceman, an the Hauslabjoch mummy) is a nickname gien tae the well-preserved naitural mummy o a man wha leeved around 3,300 BCE, mair precisely atween 3359 an 3105 BCE, wi a 66 percent chance that he dee'd atween 3239 an 3105 BCE.[2] The mummy wis foond in September 1991 in the Ötztal Alps, hence the nickname "Ötzi", near Similaun moontain an Hauslabjoch on the border atween Austrick an Italy.[3] He is Europe's auldest kent naitural human mummy, an haes offered an unprecedentit view o Chalcolithic Europeans. His bouk an belangins are displayed in the Sooth Tyrol Museum o Airchaeology in Bolzano, Sooth Tyrol, Italy.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "NOVA - Iceman Murder Mystery". pbs.org. 
  2. Bonani, Georges; Ivy, Susan D.; et al. (1994). "AMS 14
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    Age Determination of Tissue, Bone and Grass Samples from the Ötzal Ice Man"
    (PDF). Radiocarbon. The Department of Geosciences, The University of Arizona. 36 (2): 247–250. doi:10.1017/s0033822200040534. Retrieved February 4, 2016.
     
  3. James Neill (27 October 2004), Otzi, the 5,300 Year Old Iceman from the Alps: Pictures & Information, retrieved 8 March 2007