View Full Version : Oetzi the Iceman's leather clothing identified as to source species

Alessandra Kelley
08-22-2016, 12:57 AM

DNA analysis of Oetzi the Iceman's clothes has traced their origin to at least five different species of animal...

The Iceman's belongings that the team pinpointed were:

* leggings made from goat skin

* a shoelace of cow leather

* a sheep leather loincloth

* a quiver made of roe deer

* a fur hat, with straps, made from brown bear

* a coat of many fragments, incorporating both sheep and goat skin

Marissa D
08-22-2016, 01:17 AM
Thank you for this--I've been fascinated by this story for years.

08-22-2016, 08:42 AM
Quite a stylish guy.

08-22-2016, 10:32 AM
See my vest, see my vest
Made of real gorilla chest
See this sweater, there's no better
Than authentic Irish setter!

be frank
08-22-2016, 10:38 AM
See these loafers?
Former gophers.

08-22-2016, 10:44 AM
I am trying to write something Serious and now I've got that damned song in my head.


08-22-2016, 11:36 AM
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