(South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology)
The desire to trace our way back to the very beginning has lead to unprecedented discoveries. Today, three stories that give us a surprisingly intimate peek into the life, and death, of those who came before.
Questions: From the photos it looks like Otzi's fingernails are very long. Did they continue to grow post mortem or were they already that long.
The skin looks amazing. What was it's texture?
Thanks for a fascinating story.
Is this podcast stopping about 3-minutes in for anyone else? I try to download it and the download fails too...
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Even with in the time constraints, you'all left more holes in that story than a cheese maker. If someone was there, they would not have left a prized, rare, valuable copper axe or even a useful knife. In other stories it is surmised he was murdered and the assailant was known to him, therefore could not take the axe back to the village.
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So religion and computer games are an escape from ugly unfair heartbreaking reality. I kept waiting for a twist at ...
What a fascinating story! I found it interesting as some aspects of it reminded me of the conflict in Gaza ...
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