**Th? G???l?in M?n is ? ??m??k??l? in?ivi???l wh? h?s ???i?? th? s?n?s ?? tim? ??? ?v?? 5,500 ????s. His st??? is ? t?st?m?nt t? th? ???s??v?ti?n c????iliti?s ?? th? ?nci?nt E???ti?n ??s??t ?n? th? m????n t?chni???s th?t ?ll?w ?s t? ?n??v?l his s?c??ts.**

B?li?v?? t? h?v? ???n l?i? t? ??st ????n? 3500 BC ?? ?v?n ???li??, in th? ??i? ?x??ns? ?? U???? E???t’s G???l?in sit?, th? G???l?in M?n’s ?xt?????in??? ???s??v?ti?n is l????l? ??? t? his ?i??ct c?nt?ct with th? sc??chin?, ??sicc?tin? s?n?s. This n?t???l m?mmi?ic?ti?n ???c?ss is ?n? ?? th? k?? ??ct??s ??hin? his ?xc??ti?n?l st?t? ?? ???s??v?ti?n.

M????n t?chn?l??? ?n? ??v?nc?? 3D im??in? t?chni???s h?v? ?ll?w?? ??s???ch??s t? ??lv? ???? int? th? G???l?in M?n’s ?h?sic?l c?n?iti?n. Th?s? inv?sti??ti?ns h?v? ?nv?il?? n?t ?nl? his ???n? ??? ?t th? tim? ?? ???th, ?stim?t?? t? ?? ??tw??n 18 ?n? 20 ????s ?l?, ??t ?ls? ? min?t? c?t c?nc??l?? ???v? his l??t sh??l??? ?l???. This s??min?l? insi?ni?ic?nt inj???, ????l? visi?l? t? th? n?k?? ???, h?s ? st??? t? t?ll.

U??n cl?s?? ?x?min?ti?n, this inj??? ??????s t? ?? ? ??n?t??tin? w??n?, lik?l? in?lict?? ?? ? ??int?? w????n with ? wi?th ?? 1.5-2cm (0.6-0.8 inch?s). Th? w????n, ??ssi?l? ? c????? ?l???, m?? h?v? ???n th? c??s? ?? his ??mis?. This ??v?l?ti?n ???vi??s ? ?ni??? ?lim?s? int? th? li?? ?n? ci?c?mst?nc?s ?? this ?nci?nt in?ivi???l.

Th? G???l?in M?n’s st??? is ? c??tiv?tin? ?x?m?l? ?? h?w m????n sci?nc? ?n? t?chn?l??? c?n sh?? li?ht ?n th? liv?s ?? ??? ?ist?nt ?nc?st??s. His ??m??k??l? ???s??v?? ??m?ins ?n? th? s?c??ts th?? h?l? c?ntin?? t? ?n?ich ??? ?n???st?n?in? ?? ?nci?nt E???t, ?????in? ? ??i?n?nt c?nn?cti?n t? th? ??st th?t s??ns mill?nni?.