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Cropped version of image of a prosthetic toe from ancient Egypt, now in the Egyptian
Museum in Cairo. The big toe is carved from wood and is attached to the foot by a
sewn leather wrapping. [Jon Bodsworth-Wikipedia]


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Herbal Medicine

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Traditional African Healers

African witch doctor who made a brain surgery without anesthesia!

Traditional Neurosurgeon [Min: 8:17]

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