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Mysterious Toe Rings Found on Ancient Egyptian Skeletons

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1323 days ago -
Archaeologists have discovered two ancient Egyptian skeletons, dating back more than 3,300 years, which were each buried with a toe ring made of copper alloy, the first time such rings have been found in ancient Egypt.

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Alan Lambert (91)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 10:38 am
As a complete layman, I lean toward a magickal explanation. After all, don't people even today still wear copper rings and bracelets to provide "healing" for various ailments?

Gloria p (310)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 5:54 pm
If there is a digit there is bling.

Mari 's (1356)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 6:09 pm
Kewl :) They new how to live!!!

Konstantin T (548)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 6:47 pm
Noted, thanks.

Susan B (4)
Monday July 8, 2013, 6:08 am
Wow. Some things make ya wonder.

. (0)
Monday July 8, 2013, 12:59 pm
As Alan stated, even today, people believe in the healing properties of copper.

Sharon W. (4)
Monday July 8, 2013, 2:15 pm
Oh well, good thing medicine has developed since then.
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