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7 September, 2022 - 16:00
Indonesia’s 31,000-year-old Amputee Shatters the History of Surgery
Archaeologists in Borneo, Indonesia have unearthed the skeleton of a man who was an amputee, and he underwent his complicated medical procedure some 31,000 years ago! Until now, all archaeological...
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2 May, 2022 - 18:22
Punishment: 3000-year-old Chinese Foot Amputation May Be Oldest Ever!
Researchers in China believe a skeleton found in a tomb in the northwest of the country is the earliest known example of foot amputation as punishment for a crime, reports the South China Morning...
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22 September, 2019 - 18:56
The Gory History of Barber Surgeons: Medieval Medicine Gone Mad
It’s no surprise that the history of medicine had a rocky and somewhat gruesome journey before reaching its current, modern state. From the earliest meddling in surgery in Classical Antiquity to the...
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6 December, 2018 - 13:50
Does Upper Paleolithic Cave Art with Missing Fingers Really Provide Evidence for Ritual Amputation?
In a research paper published in the Journal of Paleolithic Archaeology, three scientists: Brea McCauley, David Maxwell, and Mark Collard from the Simon Fraser public research university in British...
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13 April, 2018 - 18:57
Like Something Out of The Walking Dead: Medieval Warrior Found with Knife Hand Prosthesis
In the American post-apocalyptic horror television series The Walking Dead , redneck hunter Merle Dixon fashions a knife attachment onto the stump where his hand used to be. While the storyline is...
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9 September, 2016 - 00:46
Graves Hinting at Child Sacrifice Found Near Temple Ruins in Peru
Archaeologists excavating a Pre-Hispanic site in the northern Lambayeque region of Peru have recently unearthed a group of 17 graves. Both adult and child remains were found, of which some show...
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10 December, 2015 - 00:49
Pit of Amputated Arms in France from 6,000 years ago Suggest War and Trophy-Taking
About 6,000 years ago in France some hostiles in an apparent act of warfare and trophy-taking killed a group of adults and children, amputated their arms and buried the limbs in a circular pit...
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5 June, 2015 - 01:00
Mutilated remains may be 14th century mob-attack victim, Richard de Holebrok
In February 1327, 84 angry people assaulted Richard de Holebrok of Tattingstone, tied him to a tree and cut off his right hand. Holebrok complained to the English authorities, but what he did to...
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