Likely the world's oldest prosthetic device, an artificial wooden toe was found on a 3,000-year-old mummy of an Egyptian woman.
"This is evidenced by the shape of the individual constructional components and the traces of tools on the surface of the wood. It is also worth mentioning that the individual trunks used to make the constructional parts of the well had to reach a minimum diameter of about 60 cm," added Rybníček.
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