The Bygone

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Saturday, November 5

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There is an excellent article over at National Geographic right now about everyone’s favourite Ice Man.
Long story short: he’s not so icy anymore.
Back in 2010, the famous Neolithic man—who was naturally mummified after being killed dying on top of a mountain in Italy—was purposefully thawed so that an autopsy could be performed on him.
And the finds, dear readers, were pretty freaking spectacular. Click for the article!

There is an excellent article over at National Geographic right now about everyone’s favourite Ice Man.

Long story short: he’s not so icy anymore.

Back in 2010, the famous Neolithic man—who was naturally mummified after being killed dying on top of a mountain in Italy—was purposefully thawed so that an autopsy could be performed on him.

And the finds, dear readers, were pretty freaking spectacular. Click for the article!

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    Whoo! I remember being fascinated by mummies and the Ice Man when I was a wee thing…
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    Well, at least he ate well before he died.
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    Cooool. Read it.
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