Monthly Archives: January 2012

The design of my model

On closer scrutiny of images of the stone disc and thongs, it appears that my model may not be totally correct. It looks like the 9 thongs are simply held in place by tension of the the central ring and … Continue reading

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Another Possible Function for Ötzi the Iceman’s Stone Ring and Thongs

My partner Diana and I were discussing my first post yesterday, and she suggested that the item I was calling a game harness could have been used for fishing. I pondered the concept this evening. The stone disc could have easily been … Continue reading

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Ötzi the Iceman: Is This How He Used His Belt?

By Graham Cole I would like to propose a hypothesis for the function of four items found with Ötzi the Iceman.  Ötzi the Iceman is a mummy that was found in the Alps in 1991.  He had been frozen in the … Continue reading

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