5,300 Years Ago, Ötzi the Iceman Died. Now We Know His Last Meal.
It took 20 years to find his stomach. Now researchers know what was inside—in excruciating detail. ÖTZI THE ICEMAN'S stomach wasn't where it was supposed to be. The misplaced organ eluded researchers for some 20 years. But in 2009, while looking at new radiographic scans, they finally found it—inexplicably pushed up under his ribs, where the lower lungs usually sit. What's more, it was completely full.