‘Iceman’ Oetzi’s clothes suggest shepherd life

From discovery.com: ‘Iceman’ Oetzi’s Clothes Suggest Shepherd Life.

Oetzi the Iceman walked his last steps on Earth wearing moccasins made from cattle leather, according to German researchers who have disclosed the 5,300-year-old dress code of the world’s oldest intact human mummy.

The research, based on a hi-tech method of analyzing proteins, established that the famous Neolithic man did not dress like a hunter, but like a herdsman — in clothes made from sheep and cattle hair. [continue, see photo]