The Man in the Ice: The Discovery of a 5,000-Year-Old Body Reveals the Secrets of the Stone Age

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Describes the discovery of the body of a Neolithic hunter, frozen in Austrian Alpine ice for more than five thousand years, explaining what the Iceman can tell modern science about life in the late Stone Age--including ancient arts, technology, and weaponry. 20,000 first printing.

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Dr. Konrad Spindler occupies the chair of prehistory and early history at Innsbruck University, and serves as head of the department of medieval and modern archaeology.

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the amazing discovery of a man frozen in the Alpine ice, told by the leader of the international team of scientists who investigated the find. A classic of scientific discovery that reveals to us the fullest picture yet of Neolithic man, our ancestor.

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