Wood and leather prosthetic toe used to facilitate walking, dated 950-710 BC. Found on a female mummy near Luxor. Source: (BBC)
Ancient Egyptians were at the forefront of medicine. They are regarded as the first formal civilization to document practiced medicine. The Egyptian word for doctor is “wabau”(meaning ritually pure). There were many specialities in Egyptian medicine, including what is known as modern day dentists, ophthalmologists, and proctologists.
My name is Osasumwen, but just call me Osasu. Im Edo (Bini). My name means "God is with me" in Bini. Just a goofy 19 year old Nigerian-American born and raised in NYC. University at Buffalo '16. Future Pharmacist by God's grace. Any questions, just ask.