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The world's oldest prosthetics, the tomb owner in the big toe (3000 years ago)

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The artificial limb is disabled for the survival of the tool, see the world's oldest prosthetics, whether it is the original ancient people also modern people need this stuff prosthesis. The world's oldest prosthetics since has been 3000 years of history, found in a tomb in Egypt, the prosthetic unearthed in the tomb still worn on the feet.

First, the world's oldest prosthetics: 3000 years ago

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On April 29th news, according to media reports, the human accident, will use the prosthesis to replace the limb, but the prosthesis not only exist in contemporary, simple type prosthesis already exists in the distant ancient. The study found that both artificial big toe products is the world's oldest and one of the artificial limb, the big toe products in an Egyptian mummy's feet.

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17 years ago, a wooden toe unearthed in an Egyptian tomb, is considered the world's oldest prosthetics. Recently, scientists conducted a re study of the toes. A carved wooden toe nail has 3000 years of history, its owner is the daughter of a priest. When the prosthetic unearthed in the master's feet still wear.

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In light microscopy, X technology and computer X ray tomography's help, the scientists found that the world's oldest prosthetic size has been repeatedly adjusted to fit the wearer's foot. From the point of view of the quality of artificial limbs, the priest must be very rich. Prosthesis must be able to bear the weight of the body and in the use of the power, and not in the process of using the sudden breakage or rupture.

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