Researchers have suspected that two Egyptian artificial toes are the world's oldest known prosthetic body parts. Volunteers without a big toe in a new study showed that the prosthetics would have made walking around in ancient Egyptian sandals.
It was the habit to hold the viewing and wake at home in the front parlor -- it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".
Feodor Vassilyev (c. was a peasant from Shuya, Russia. His first wife, Mrs. Vassilyev sets the record for most children birthed by a single woman. She gave birth to a total of 69 children; however, few other details are known of her life, s
A silver prosthetic nose from the century. Syphilis caused the destruction of the nose, which gave rise to 'No-nose clubs'. This one was worn by a woman who had lost hers to the disease Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons
obstetric tool, Geneva, Switzerland, to save mother. The instrument pierced and crushed the fetus head to extract it from the mother’s body. They were used as a last resort only after the fetus was dead.
The Boob Washer - Here we have a strange gizmo for women, who for some reason incomprehensible for the rest of us, wanted to wash their breasts without the inconvenience of washing the rest of the body.hahah the boob washer!