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False toes

February 15th, 2011 · No Comments

Mummy Remains Show False Toes Helped Ancient Egyptians WalkScienceDaily (Feb. 14, 2011) — Two artificial big toes — one found attached to the foot of an ancient Egyptian mummy — may have been the world’s earliest functional prosthetic body parts, says the scientist who tested replicas on volunteers.

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