In Italy, scientists have found an ancient skeleton with a prosthetic hand in the form of a knife

On one of the Italian burials found a grave in which hundreds of people were buried, several dogs and one headless horse. However, not a strange burial ground surprised archaeologists how much the skeleton of one of the people. Judging by the bones, a man died about 50 years old, but a few years earlier, he lost his hand, and instead of it, he put a prosthesis out of a knife, which they found next to the skeleton. Experts on the teeth of the deceased and leather belt determined that he tied a denture with his teeth so that he could work. Scientists are at a loss how this person could generally live for several years with an amputated hand, because then there were no antibiotics and other medications, and he simply had to die from infection or loss of blood… (read more)

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