Prosthetic Toe of Painted Cartonnage

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 17 June 2016
Prosthetic Toe of Painted Cartonnage

This false toe was found attached to the foot of a mummy, and is an early example of the use of prosthetics in the ancient world. From Egypt. Third Intermediate Peridod, 1070-664 BCE. (The British Museum, London)

About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2016, June 17). Prosthetic Toe of Painted Cartonnage. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5226/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Prosthetic Toe of Painted Cartonnage." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 17, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/5226/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Prosthetic Toe of Painted Cartonnage." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 17 Jun 2016. Web. 26 Feb 2020.

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