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Artists Recreate the Face Otzi, a 5,300-Year-Old Iceman Mummy
FoxNews ^ | 2/25/11

Posted on 02/25/2011 10:50:46 AM PST by Kartographer

In the year 3289 BC, Otzi trekked up the Schnalstal glacier in the Italian Alps. The Neolithic guy -- dubbed Otzi the Iceman, or Frozen Fritz -- wore a coat and leggings made of sheep's fur and moccasins made of cattle leather as he climbed, having just polished off his last meal: unleavened bread and meat.

Severely wounded by an arrow and possibly dispatched with a blow to the head by a cudgel, he died, his body froze and was mummified, and he lay in place for a very, very long time.

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TOPICS: Arts/Photography; History; Science; Society
KEYWORDS: ancientautopsies; godsgravesglyphs; helixmakemineadouble; history; iceman; oetzi; otzi; theiceman
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Take a good look at this face: It hasn't been seen in over five millennium.

Heike Engel-21Lux / Sdtiroler Archologiemuseum / National Geographic Deutschland

A reconstruction of Otzi the Iceman -- a remarkably well preserved 5,300-year-old mummy sometimes lovingly called "Frozen Fritz" -- recentl created by Dutch forensic experts.

1 posted on 02/25/2011 10:50:51 AM PST by Kartographer
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To: Kartographer

I don’t know his name, but his face rings a bell.


2 posted on 02/25/2011 10:52:51 AM PST by Williams (It's the policies, stupid.)
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?


4 posted on 02/25/2011 10:53:26 AM PST by llevrok (So drink up, be crude, sleep late, urinate in public, and get the job done)
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To: Kartographer

I saw him at Central and Yale just this morning!


5 posted on 02/25/2011 10:55:11 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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looks like a typical homeless dude I can see wondering around any downtown area in America.


6 posted on 02/25/2011 10:55:32 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Carter 2.0 The Epic Fail edition)
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That's pretty cool.

unleavened bread and meat

Tacos are timeless.

7 posted on 02/25/2011 10:55:40 AM PST by humblegunner (Blogger Overlord)
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8 posted on 02/25/2011 10:55:50 AM PST by bunkerhill7
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9 posted on 02/25/2011 10:56:03 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (A communist is just a liberal in a hurry)
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A face only a mummy could love!


10 posted on 02/25/2011 10:57:51 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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IBTHTP

(In before the Helen Thomas Picture)


11 posted on 02/25/2011 10:57:51 AM PST by ransomnote
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I just saw that dude pushing a shopping cart full of pop bottles and cans down harbor blvd


12 posted on 02/25/2011 11:01:27 AM PST by al baby (Hi Mom!!! <sarc>)
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"I just saw that dude pushing a shopping cart full of pop bottles and cans down harbor blvd"

No it had to have been his twin brother because Tijeras_Slim just saw him this morning over on Central.
13 posted on 02/25/2011 11:04:29 AM PST by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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“I’m suprised they didn’t make him out to be negro.”

I was going to say something similar, but you beat me to it.


14 posted on 02/25/2011 11:04:46 AM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Kartographer

maybe he is on crack


15 posted on 02/25/2011 11:05:41 AM PST by al baby (Hi Mom!!! <sarc>)
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

Whats a negro?


16 posted on 02/25/2011 11:06:30 AM PST by al baby (Hi Mom!!! <sarc>)
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To: Kartographer

I’ll bet if youy gave the structure to five different “experts”, they’d be so different, you’d discount this whole area of “expertdom”


17 posted on 02/25/2011 11:07:10 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Arktos

Why would they?


18 posted on 02/25/2011 11:07:23 AM PST by stormer
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Utzi looks like DWI mug shot.


19 posted on 02/25/2011 11:09:50 AM PST by FormerACLUmember (Character is defined by how we treat those who society says have no value.)
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I saw that guy at a freeway offramp a couple of days ago.


20 posted on 02/25/2011 11:15:29 AM PST by RobRoy (The US Today: Revelation 18:4)
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