Otzi: An Ice Man Of The Alps

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Ötzi is an ice man of the Alps: not found until 1991. The glaciers in the Alps have been rapidly melting, causing many more discoveries, including Ötzi. He is over 5,300 years old, becoming the oldest mummy ever, being preserved by freezing. Archaeologists discovered a wound in his shoulder thinking that was the cause of his death. They later discovered an injury on the back of his head; this being the more probable cause of death. The excavators were careless with his body not knowing how old he really was. Ötzi’s body was covered in about 59 blueish black tattoos, perhaps the first evidence of acupuncture. The Capacocha is a sacrificial ceremony for children with perfect looks. The discoveries of the bodies lead scientists to believe
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