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Ötzi The Iceman

Birthplace: Feldthurns, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, Italy
Death: -3255 (45)
Ötztal Alps (Bled to death)
Place of Burial: Italy
Immediate Family:

Son of G2a and Haplogroup K

Occupation: Hunter gatherer
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Ötzi The Iceman

The mummy was found in September 1991 in the Ötztal Alps, near Hauslabjoch on the border between Austria and Italy. The nickname comes from the Ötztal (Ötz valley), the Italian Alps in which he was discovered. He is Europe's oldest natural human mummy and his belongings are displayed in the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology in Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy.

Born fl. c.3300 BC near the present village of Feldthurns (Velturno), north of Bolzano, Italy

Died fl. c.3255 BC (aged about 45) Ötztal Alps, near Hauslabjoch on the border between Austria and Italy




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Feldthurns, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, Italy
Age 44
Ötztal Alps