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Paper Published

Just wanted to let everyone know that I published a paper on the subject of Otzi’s belt. It was published in the Spring 2013 issue of the Bulletin of Primitive Technology #45. The Society of Primitive Technology does amazing work, … Continue reading

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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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