10 Reasons Why Socrates is Still Relevant Today. Dontaskdonttell.png from coffeeghost.net. 0001.jpg from loc.gov. Photo in the News: Mummies' Fake Toes Could Be First Prosthetics. July 27, 2007—When this mummy lived, she was able to walk like an Egyptian—thanks to a false toe.
The toe, made of wood and leather, may be the world's earliest known functional prosthetic, experts say. The current earliest known prosthesis is an artificial leg found in Italy that dates back to 300 B.C. That's several hundred years younger than the Egyptian toe, which dates to between 1000 and 600 B.C. A woman between 50 and 60 used the well-worn prosthetic, and the amputation site of her toe seems to have healed successfully, Jacky Finch, of the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom, said in a statement. Squashed Philosophers- Condensed Plato Aristotle Augustine Descartes Hume... - StumbleUpon.