It appeared to be a routine assignment, until a few curious objects surfaced: a knife with a flint blade, and clumps of fur and grass.
The find was growing more mysterious by the minute.
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This is indicated by pollen, teeth and wood analyses as well as his flints, which came from the Lake Garda region, and his axe, whose shape is known from the Remedello culture on the Po plain.
The story of Ötzi is a topic of interest to me because it is an additional finding to validate that einkorn wheat was a primary grain eaten by most people thousands of years ago.
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Using a multi-slice CT Scan, Swiss researchers revealed an arrowhead deep inside his left shoulder yet there were no remains of the arrow shaft.
Ötzi was apparently attacked by his enemy with a bow and arrow.