NOVA: Iceman Reborn
He was stalked, attacked and left to die alone. Murdered more than 5,000 years ago, Otzi the Iceman is Europe's oldest known natural mummy. Miraculously preserved in glacial ice, his remarkably intact remains continue to provide scientists, historians, and archeologists with groundbreaking discoveries about a crucial time in human history. But in order to protect him from contamination, this extraordinary body has been locked away, out of reach, in a frozen crypt - until now.
NOVA joins renowned artist and paleo-sculptor Gary Staab as he has been granted rare access into the Iceman's frozen lair. Gary has been charged with creating an exact replica of the mummy, which scientists and the public alike can then study up close and in person. As we see the Iceman reborn from 3D printing, resin, clay and paint, new revelations about Otzi's life and legacy come to light, including surprising secrets hidden in his genetic code.
Producer: Bonnie Brennan, Chris Schmidt, David Murdock, Melanie Wallace
Executive Producer: Paula S. Apsell
Production Company: ARTE France
Production Year: 2016
Copyright Year: 2016
Director: Bonnie Brennan
Narrator: Jay O. Sanders
Writers: David Murdock, Bonnie Brennan
Subtitle Language: English (SDH)
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen