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Cairo toe earliest fake body bit

Posted on Tuesday, 31 July, 2007 | Comment icon 3 comments


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"An artificial big toe found on the foot of an ancient Egyptian mummy could be the world's earliest functional fake body part, UK experts believe."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Pandora2173 on 31 July, 2007, 12:02
Man that thing is so real looking! Why don't they make the ones today look that real?
Comment icon #2 Posted by Bear's Quest on 1 August, 2007, 19:13
So it was used for cosmetic reasons, but I wonder if it hindered her daily walks in life? Since there was some wear to it.
Comment icon #3 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 8 August, 2007, 14:44
Man that thing is so real looking! Why don't they make the ones today look that real? Ancient Egyptians were a prideful civilization when it came to their art. Even perfection shows on prosthetic parts.


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