Iceman radiocarbon dating
Otzi also carried a bone needle and piece of fungus on a string that some believe were part of a prehistoric medicine kit. His backpack for example was badly damaged and scientists are not sure how it was worn: over the shoulders or over the head.
The quiver he carried has no strap to indicate how it was carried.
Among the items found with Iceman were his copper-blade ax, 14 iron-tipped arrows, a firestarter, a birch bark container, a piece of ibex meat, a grass cape, a dagger with an ash handle and flint blade and a sheath, a half-finished yew-wood long bow (longer than a man is tall), a quiver filled with mostly half-finished arrows, an arrow repair kit, medicine, and pieces of antler used to make arrows.
He carried embers wrapped in maple leaves placed in a birch bark container, which shows that Neolithic people carried fire from place to place rather that started news fires from scratch.
Based on this evidence it seems likely that the Iceman embarked on his final journey from an area where the modern-day Senales and Adige Rivers meet near the town of Merano---or possibly the nearby Ulten, middle Eisack or lower Puster valleys between Bolzano and the Austrian border.
We were able to see those changes and use them to determine age.” Websites and Resources on Prehistory: Human Prehistory gr/~dilos/; Wikipedia article on Prehistory Wikipedia ; Early Humans elibrary.sd71ca/subject_resources ; Prehistoric Art edu/ARTHprehistoric ; National Geographic Atlas of the Human Journey genographic.nationalgeographic.com/genographic/atlas ; Early Modern Man: Evolution of Modern Humans anthro.; Virtual Ice Age uk/Explore/virtually-the-ice-age ; Stone Age Tools Websites and Resources of Early Agriculture and Domesticated Animals: Origins of Agriculture comp-archaeology.org/Agriculture Origins ; Britannica britannica.com/ ; Wikipedia article History of Agriculture said that ; History of Food and Agriculture museum.agropolis ; Wikipedia article Animal Domestication Wikipedia ; Cattle Domestication ; Food Timeline, History of Food ; Food and History teacheroz.com/food ; Iceman Photscan iceman.eurac.edu/ ; Otzi Official Site Studies have shown that Otzi was probably was born and lived his whole life within 60 kilometers of the site near the Austrian-Italian border where he was found.The heat of the fire was increased by blowing oxygen through bellows.The nearly pure copper was then poured into a stone mold.T-shirts and jewelry were sold with his sunken eyed beaming out. A German astrologer announced she was writing a book about her seánces with the Iceman.Other women clamored to be the first to be impregnated with sperm from Ötzi's testicles. A company called Oxford Ancestors, for a fee, will compare your DNA with Otzi’s to see if you are related.