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    The first piece of physical evidence of ancient civilization I want to discuss is Otzi the Iceman. In September of 1991, hikers in the Ötztal Alps stumbled on a body that was still partially frozen in a glacier. The Body was made discoverable due to climate changes forcing the glacier to melt. The hikers originally thought that they had found an unfortunate hiker who had disappears just a few decades ago. The hikers were baffled when they were told that the body they had found was thousands of years old, specifically from the Copper Age. The discovered body was nicknamed Ötzi, the Iceman. Otzi was around 40 to 50 years old when he died. The unearthing of Otzi’s body has given scientists the information and new data about a past era and shows…

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    Otzi The Iceman is one of the oldest known natural European mummy’s that is extremely well preserved. He was found on September 19th, 1991 by two German hikers in the Otzal Alps. He was named after the place where he was found. When he was first found, people thought he was only 500 years old until scientists found out that he was from 3300BCE, more than 5000 years old. No one really knows how old he was, but most people think he was around 40-50 years old. There are many different theories on…

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    Otzi The Iceman Case Study

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    Otzi the Iceman PBS NOVA Iceman Murder Mystery 2011. YouTube, 16 Feb. 2013. Web. 23 Oct. 2016. Jessica Alcala Professor Patrick O’ Neil Anthropology Introduction: In September 1991, a pair of hikers wandered off the trail in the Italian Alps discovered a frozen body laying on a rock. The body was later confirmed by experts to be the preserved body of a man who was about five thousand years old during the the time of the Neolithic era. The man was named “Otzi” after the…

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    The Iceman Research Paper

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    The Iceman, also called Ötzi, is a mummy from the Stone Ages who was discovered by hikers, Erika and Helmut Simon in the Alps in the late 1900s. The Iceman when he was found was stuck in a glacier called the Niederjoch Glacier. This glacier is part of what kept the Iceman preserved for so long. He is one of the oldest mummies in the world, at about 5,300 years old and he lived around 3300 BCE. When the Iceman was first discovered, he was thought to have died of natural causes. This was thought…

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    The Iceman Research Paper

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    The Iceman, also called Ötzi, is a mummy from the Stone Ages who was discovered by hikers, Erika and Helmut Simon in the Alps in the late 1900s. The Iceman when he was found was stuck in a glacier called the Niederjoch Glacier. This glacier is part of what kept the Iceman preserved for so long. He is one of the oldest mummies in the world, at about 5,300 years old and he lived around 3300 BCE. When the Iceman was first discovered, he was thought to have died of natural causes. This was thought…

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    Otzi Death Research Paper

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    investigation revealed that this man was around 5,000 years old, and had also been murdered. We believe that the iceman Otzi was assassinated by a group of people because they disagreed with him for some political reason. Otzi was discovered with many different items; with the use of these items we can infer why Otzi was killed. Among them was a copper-bladed axe. The copper axe he carried tells us that he was a of high ranking member of his village, the axe was a very powerful tool, as well as…

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    Ice Man Otzi Summary

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    Ice Man After reviewing other students post and informative writing pieces Iv came to A final conclusion on how Otzi got to the top of the mountain in his final moments. I believe that early in the morning Iceman Otzi and his hunting partner headed out to gather food for their tribe. He grabbed his hunting knife, quiver and cloak and headed into the northmost part of the woods. They journeyed 4 miles before reaching a stream that had a small deer drinking from it. Otzi readied his arrow to…

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    Tattoos and why they should not be considered deviant Humans have marked their bodies with tattoos for thousands of years. These permanent designs, sometimes plain, sometimes elaborate, always personal markings have served as amulets, status symbols, declarations of love, signs of religious beliefs, adornments and even forms of punishment. Prior to my research I had no idea where the tattoo even originated from? Which is ironic because neither does anyone else. The history of the tattoos are…

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    Tattoos have been around for thousands of years. The oldest known exists on Otzi, the Iceman. Ancient Egyptians, Aztecs, and Mayans believed tattoos could change everyday life. They believed that tattoos could improve various abilities, increase fertility, and bring them closer to their deities. For thousands of years, there have been just as many reasons one may choose to be tattooed. This essay serves to elaborate on a select few; memories, sex appeal, and addiction. Many tattoos…

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    Who was Otzi? Why was he murdered? How was he murdered? What happened? Those are all questions trying to be answered. Many people are writing down simple answers he was stabbed, he was shot with an arrow, it was an accident and etc. Ceman also known as Otzi the iceman, which is a Radiocarbon-Dated neolithic human being going back to 3300 B.C. He was found 1991 by hikers in the Italian-Austrian border. First thought to be a hiker who had bad luck. So Osteologists were called to the scene. They…

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