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The 5300-year-old Helicobacter pylori genome of the Iceman
The stomach bacterium Helicobacter pylori is one of the most prevalent human pathogens. It has dispersed globally with its human host resulting in a distinct phylogeographic pattern that can be used to reconstruct both ...
New insights into the Tyrolean Iceman's origin and phenotype as inferred by whole-genome sequencing
The Tyrolean Iceman, a 5,300-year-old Copper age individual, was discovered in 1991 on the Tisenjoch Pass in the Italian part of the Ötztal Alps. Here we report the complete genome sequence of the Iceman and show 100% ...
The 'Iceman Photoscan' project represents a significant scientific contribution to the study and dissemination of knowledge on the oldest wet and natural mummy in the world. This book describes in detail the single steps, ...
Theoretical aspects of physical-chemical parameters for the correct conservation of mummies on display in museums and preserved in storage rooms
This study is aimed at evaluating physical and chemical parameters which are considered as the most appropriate for the long-term preservation of mummies, distinguishing between those which are on display in museums and ...
The Iceman's Last Meal Consisted of Fat, Wild Meat, and Cereals
The history of humankind is marked by the constant adoption of new dietary habits affecting human physiology, metabolism, and even the development of nutrition-related disorders. Despite clear archaeological evidence for ...
Development of passive controlled atmosphere display cases for the conservation of cultural assets
This work expands the study of the conservation of organic specimens of historical and artistic interest,assessing both biological and physical-chemical conservation requirements, in order to arrive at thetangible solution, ...
Complete mapping of the tattoos of the 5300-year-old Tyrolean Iceman
This study documents for the first time the complete mapping of one of the world's most ancient tattoos present on a mummified human body dating back to over 5300 years ago, belonging to the so-called Iceman mummy. For ...
“The Chalcolithic Mummy - in search of immortality”
Datazione al radiocarbonio della mummia predinastica presso il Museo di Antropologia di Torino
(Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, 2012)