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Last day of the Iceman

October 31st, 2011 · No Comments

A Rest, a Meal, Then Death for 5,000-Year-Old Glacier Mummy: Scientists Consolidate Results of Research Into Ötzi’s State of Health and His Death
ScienceDaily (Oct. 25, 2011) — There is now broad agreement on the circumstances of Ötzi’s death. Around 100 experts on mummies from nearly every single continent gathered for the “2nd Bolzano Mummy Congress” held at the European Academy of Bolzano from the 20th to the 22nd October 2011, with the aim of discussing any diseases he might have been suffering from and the events surrounding his death. From the moment of his discovery 20 years ago, Ötzi — the 5,000-year-old glacier mummy — has been puzzling the scientific research community, though little by little he is also revealing many of his secrets.

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