25 Years of the Iceman
Ötzi, the 5300-year-old wet mummy, was discovered 25 years ago on 19 September 1991 on the Tisenjoch, Schnals Valley along with his clothing and equipment. The unique state of preservation of this man from the late Stone Age remains an archaeologic sensation today. Countless people have been fascinated by the mummy with the copper axe. The Iceman has been the subject of intense media attention, and scientists from around the world have carried out research on him.