Otzi The Iceman Analysis

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A blow to the head, a wound on the hand, and an arrow to the shoulder. These 3 key evidences show that Otzi the Iceman was assassinated. X-rays show that there is an arrowhead in his shoulder. This caused a blood clot that could have helped Otzi’s death. There was also damage to the head. The arrow shaft was taken out of the shoulder, this proves that the assassinator was not far from Otzi’s body. He may have also fought in hand to hand combat. To prove this theory Otzi’s body has a wound on his hand. I believe Otzi was assassinated because it would be unlikely to be Hypothermia. It would be likely that Otzi had enough common sense to come prepared on his trek through the mountains. Robbery would not be possible because if he was robbed, the

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