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The Iceman

Ötzi the Iceman has permeated three of my classes this semester.

In Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean World, our professor introduced us to Ötzi in order to show us the pinnacle of human preservation. 545 more words

Gettysburg College

Otzi shoes

Otzi is the name given to the “Ice Man”, the frozen man discovered buried in ice in the Otztal Alps between Austria and Italy. He was remarkably well preserved and is now refrozen and in the Museum of Archeology in Bolzano, northern Italy. 132 more words


Coral Mummy Found on Blacktip Island Wall Dive

A group of Blacktip Island recreational scuba divers on the Caribbean island’s Alpine Wall Wednesday discovered the coral-encrusted remains of a diver who died there years ago in unusual circumstances. 398 more words


Ötzi- What happened to you?

Ötzi- What happened to you?

I love it when the Professor starts each semester with the classic spiel: “This is what you know *draws a small circle*. 929 more words


Prizes! Birch Bark Containers.

This is the first post of a group of posts about the prize objects that I made earlier this year for a lucky Young Archaeologists’ Club Branch. 583 more words


Ancient Ink

At the weekend, I attended the annual ‘Tattoo Tea Party’ convention at Manchester Event City, where hundreds of tattoo artists from across the country convene to showcase their work and advertise their trade. 341 more words


History of tattooing: Tattooed Mummies

Tattooed Mummies

In 1768, captain Cook came back from Oceania with a crew covered in tattoos as a souvenir from their expedition. Tattooing was then reintroduced in the occidental world after having been banished for many centuries by the Catholic Church. 877 more words