Biomedicine in museums

Egyptian prosthetic devices

By February 20, 2011 No Comments

Click to toggle image sizeIn the 12 February issue of The Lancet, Jacqueline Finch from University of Manchester’s Centre for Biomedical Egyptology (yes, such a centre really exists!), writes a charming report of her investigation of Egyptian prosthetic devices.

Jacqueline Finch, “The ancient origins of prosthetic medicine”, Lancet, 377: 548 – 549 (2011). See also Medgadget’s comment here.

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