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19 September, 2016

Ötzi – a treacherous murder – with links to Central Italy

Scientists present the latest findings at an International Mummy Congress. The copper used to make Ötzi’s axe blade did not come from the Alpine region as had previously been supposed, but from ore mined in southern Tuscany.
14 September, 2016

Presentation of an Ötzi mummy replica by paleoartist Gary Staab

Bolzano – On Wednesday 20 April 2016, the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology presented a life-size replica of Ötzi’s mummified body. Museum director Angelika Fleckinger described the multi-stage process of how the...
14 September, 2016

New findings on Ötzi’s equipment and clothing

In the past 25 years of research into Ötzi there have been several attempts to identify the remains of the hide, clearly reflecting the rapid development of scientific techniques in recent decades...
14 September, 2016

25 years of Ötzi the Iceman: The Events

Press conference on Thursday, 1 September 2016 at 10.30 am in the press room of the Regional Public Relations Office (Landespresseamt), Landhaus 1, Silvius-Magnago-Platz 1, Bolzano...

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