Published On: Thu, Jul 12th, 2018

Scientists Have Finally Learned What Ötzi The Iceman’s Final Meal Was Before His Untimely Death

A new study has revealed the contents of Otzi the Iceman's stomach and final meal.

While Ötzi the Iceman’s body was recovered back in 1991 after German tourists spotted the mummy in the Italian Alps, it has only been recently that scientists have been able to learn what the Iceman’s final meal would have been before he was violently murdered around 3,300 BC.

The reason why it has taken so long to analyze Ötzi’s last meal is because scientists had difficulties at first in finding the exact location of the Iceman’s stomach, as Phys.org report. This was primarily due to the mummification process, which caused his stomach to be pushed up much further into his body. However, in 2009 scientists had another perusal of CT scans and were finally able to discover where his stomach had been hiding.

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Scientists Have Finally Learned What Ötzi The Iceman’s Final Meal Was Before His Untimely Death