The Iceman, who died between 3370 and 3100 B.C., has 61 marks on his body made by fine incisions into which charcoal was rubbed.
A new imaging technique allowed researchers to identify 61 tattoos on the 5,300-year-old mummified body of Ötzi the Iceman.
Otzi the Iceman, a well-preserved mummy discovered in the Alps, may have had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests.
The world-famous mummy gets a new exam showing head trauma caused his death. Continue reading →
Three-dimensional scans of the Iceman's teeth show a number of painful conditions related to a Neolithic diet. ->