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Ötzi The Iceman’s Axe Came From Surprisingly Far Away

Ötzi The Iceman’s Axe Came From Surprisingly Far Away

Ötzi the Iceman — our favourite Copper Age corpsicle — is the gift that keeps on giving. A recent analysis of the metal found in the Neolithic hunter’s copper axe suggests a point of origin in Southern Tuscany, which is far from where Ötzi’s frozen body was found. This suggests…