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Ice Man (Ötzi)

A frozen mummy was discovered in 1991 in the Tyrolean Alps, its age was estimated to be 5,100 to 5,300 years. Some claims have been made that it may be a scientific hoax but detailed analysis has negated this possibility. Also, 10-genome equivalent quantity of DNA per gram of its tissue, comprising only redundant sequences, has been recovered. One DNA sequence of the hypervariable region of the mitochondrial DNA indicated close similarities