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Dec 22, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
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.
Jan 27, 2015 02:38 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A new imaging technique allowed researchers to identify 61 tattoos on the 5,300-year-old mummified body of Ötzi the Iceman.
Jul 31, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Otzi the Iceman, a well-preserved mummy discovered in the Alps, may have had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests.
Jun 10, 2013 01:45 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The world-famous mummy gets a new exam showing head trauma caused his death. Continue reading →
Apr 10, 2013 04:28 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Three-dimensional scans of the Iceman's teeth show a number of painful conditions related to a Neolithic diet. ->