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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 ...
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 ...
Possible evidence for care and treatment in the Tyrolean Iceman
The Tyrolean Iceman is the world oldest glacier mummy. He was found in September 1991 in the Italian part of the Ötztal Alps. Since his discovery a variety of morphological, radiological and molecular analyses have ...