Archaeobotanists at the University of Glasgow in Scotland have identified more than 75 species of plant frozen alongside Ötzi.
Police don't yet know the sex or age of the remains.
In 2003, a tiny humanoid skeleton with bizarre features was found in the Atacama desert. It was so unusual that some even speculated it was of extraterrestrial origin.
Ötzi is the oldest naturally preserved ice mummy.
Neighbors reportedly thought María Amparo Plaza had moved away.
Are these the mummified remains of one of the last monarchs of Iran?
Hieroglyphs on the coffin say it contained a high priestess called Mer-Neith-it-es from 600 BC.
Researchers were "really, really surprised" to find that tattoos on two 5,000-year-old mummies.
He is her great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandson.
The discovery raises important questions about the misunderstood role of women in ancient Egyptian culture.
Some of the papyrus scraps carry everyday notes like shopping lists or tax returns.
Sadly, there are no treatments that can help at this point.
The X-ray allowed researchers to examine the rich assortment of objects that had been buried inside along with the girl's body.
The mask was decorated with an anthropomorphic face and a scene depicting the pharaonic sky god Khebr.
The study looked at DNA from more than 150 ancient Egyptian mummies.