Ancient ‘Iceman’ shows signs of a well-balanced last meal

  • This undated microscope photo provided by the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology in July 2018 shows part of a wheat grain spikelet found in the stomach of the frozen hunter known as Oetzi the Iceman in Italy. The scale bar indicates 500 microns. In a report released on Thursday, July 12, 2018, scientists said the analysis offers a snapshot of what ancient Europeans ate more than five millennia ago. (Marco Samadelli/Eurac/South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology via AP)

  • In this November 2010 photo provided by the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, researchers examine the body of a frozen hunter known as Oetzi the Iceman to sample his stomach contents in Bolzano, Italy. In a report released on Thursday, July 12, 2018, scientists said the analysis offers a snapshot of what ancient Europeans ate more than five millennia ago. (Marco Samadelli/Eurac/South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology via AP)

NEW YORK — Talk about a paleo diet. Scientists have uncovered the last meal of a frozen hunter who died 5,300 years ago in the Alps.

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