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Has A Frozen Person From The Ice Age Been Found?

Chapter 20

on August 24, 2017

Has A Frozen Person From The Ice Age Been Found?

Creation Question

Answer:

“But not a hair of your head shall be lost.” (Luke 21:18)

Bible

Hebrews 9:27

Ephesians 2:8

Believe it or not . . . they have found a man frozen in a glacier! He is named “Ötzi, the Iceman.” His body was found frozen in ice in the Alps Mountains between Italy and Austria. The Alps Mountains in this area are specifically called the Ötztal Alps. This is why this frozen person is called Ötzi.

His body was found on September 19, 1991, by two German tourists named Helmut and Erika Simon. The body was still frozen, and part of it was hanging out of a glacier. At first, those who saw it thought it was someone who had recently died while hiking in the mountains.

But after further study, researchers realized it was a person from long ago, most likely during the Ice Age. Researchers suggest that Ötzi’s body, which became mummified from the ice, is the oldest natural human mummy ever found in Europe.

He wore a cloak, coat, leggings, loincloth, and shoes. He even had a belt, a copper ax, a knife, and a quiver with 14 arrows in it! Ötzi stood about 5 feet, 5 inches tall (1.65 meters). Currently, Ötzi is on display in the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, which is in the farthest north province of Italy. And remember, Otzi was our relative—because he, like all people, was a descendant of Adam.

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