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Title:The Man in the Ice: The Amazing Inside Story of the 5000-year-old Ice Man
Price:AUD$13.00 (about USD$10.30)
Item ID:P002-0002828
Publisher:Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, United Kingdom, 1994
Binding:Soft cover
Condition:Very Good
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1994, Soft cover, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st

305 pages. This book is in very good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is in strong condition. The front cover has some very minor bumps and marks indicating previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Items are in stock and will be shipped same day or next business day directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: In 1991 occurred the chance discovery of an "ice man" in the Otztaler Alps on the Austrian-Italian border. This almost perfectly preserved corpse of a neolithic hunter who died some 5000 years ago is the prelude to an enthralling detective story. How and why did he die? What do his belongings - clothes, rucksack, axe, dagger, bow, quiver, needle - tell us about the daily existence of the late-Stone-Age inhabitants of Europe? Then there is the body itself - stomach contents, micro-organisms, parasites, hair, teeth, DNA - which form the basis of Dr Konrad Spindler's official account. And since this book is both an exploration into the realms of forensic science and intended for the general reader, the "ice man" is set in the context of other human mummy finds from Greenland, the Andes and Scythia. Quantity Available: 1. Category: General, Anatomy & Physiology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Archaeology; ISBN: 0297814109. ISBN/EAN: 9780297814108. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0002828.
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