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Location address: Italia, Bolzano, Bolzano
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Ötzi emerged after 5300 years from the glacier. He was perfectly preserved. He is kept at -6 ° C in the South Tyrolean Archäologiemuseum (http://www.iceman.it). He went from a scientific sensation to a celebrity. Ötzi was murderered at the mountain top by strangers.
He was discovered in 1991 by German climbers who thought the found a crashed colleague. A journalist gave him the name ‘the man from the ice ” and Ötzi as a reference to the Ötztal Alps.
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology (German: Südtiroler Archäologiemuseum; Italian: Museo archeologico dell’Alto Adige) is a specialist archaeological museum in the city of Bolzano, the capital of South Tyrol, northern Italy. It is the home of the preserved body of Ötzi the Iceman.