Photo: Wounded Iceman Made Epic Final Journey, Moss Shows



The Iceman (seen above, in an illustration of his last moments) apparently dressed his own wounds with moss, a December 2008 study found.

The plant discoveries help piece together his last journey, showing that the fit 46-year-old traveled at least 37 miles (60 kilometers) in a few days.

Illustration by Gregory A. Harlin/NGS


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