What a 5,300-year-old mummy wore to his grave

Otiz's clothing are on display from top left: A shoe with grass interior (left) and leather exterior (right), the leather coat (reassembled by the museum), leather loincloth, grass coat, fur hat, and leather leggings.

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  • 5,300-year-old mummy was found in 1991 in Italian Alps
  • He left behind several pieces of his wardrobe and his weapons
  • Scientists genetically analyzed his clothes to learn more about the ancient times

(CNN)With goat-leather leggings and a brown bear fur hat, the 5,300-year-old mummy must have strutted the Alps with an eclectic style.

Otzi the Iceman left behind his leather-heavy wardrobe and a slew of his accessories when he died in the Italian Alps several millenniums ago.
    Scientists have reconstructed Otzi's attire and equipment. They even know his last meal.