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The Iceman Ate Well

Scientists have discovered what the 5,300-year-old Iceman they call Oetzi ate for his last two meals, and they reveal that our Stone Age ancestors were not starving, by any means. Oetzi had venison just before his death, and had earlier eaten cereals, vegetables, and ibex meat. The mummified remains of the Iceman were uncovered by a melting...

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Iceman May Have Been Human Sacrifice

In 1991 hikers who were climbing the mountains between Austria and Italy discovered the remains of a man in the melting snow that had been preserved in a glacier for 5,000 years.

An examination last year showed that an arrowhead was embedded in his left shoulder, an injury that clearly could not have been self-inflicted. Now, based on...

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