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

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Artificial limbs are the tools for the survival of the handicapped. Looking at the oldest prostheses in the world, the ancients and modern people need prosthetic limbs. The oldest prosthetic limb in the world has been in existence for 3000 years. In an Egyptian tomb, it was found that the prosthesis was still on the feet of the tomb owner when it was unearthed.

1. The oldest prosthesis in the world: 3000 years ago

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April 29th, according to media reports, when human accidents happen, artificial limbs will be used instead of the original limb work. However, prostheses are not only present in modern times, but there are already simple prostheses in remote ancient times. The study found that two artificial toe products were the oldest prosthetic limbs in the world, and one of them was made on the feet of an Egyptian mummy.

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17 years ago, a wooden toe was unearthed from an ancient tomb in Egypt. It was considered the oldest prosthetic in the world. Recently, scientists have restudied the toes. This wooden toe with a toenail has a history of 3000 years, and its owner is the daughter of a priest. When the prosthesis is unearthed, it is still worn on the master's feet.

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With the help of microscopy, X light technology and computer X ray tomography, scientists have discovered that the oldest prosthetic limbs in the world have been adjusted many times to fit the wearer's feet. Judging from the quality of the prosthesis, the priest must be very rich. The prosthesis must be able to bear the weight of the body and the force generated during its use without breaking or breaking in the course of its use.

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