The 'Iceman,' a Reconstruction (image) Georgia Institute of Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption Reconstruction of the Iceman, "Ötzi," who is believed to have died 5,300 years ago. His frozen cadaver was found in the Alps in 1991, nearly perfectly preserved, and has provided a wealth of scientific study material. Credit South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, Bolzano, Italy. Usage Restrictions Use of this photo must be used in connection with reporting on the Iceman. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.