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Mysterious Toe Rings Found on Ancient Egyptian Skeletons


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

Marty
- 505 days ago - news.yahoo.com
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 (97)
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 picchetti (299)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 5:54 pm
If there is a digit there is bling.
 

Mari 's (1364)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 6:09 pm
Kewl :) They new how to live!!!
 

Konstantin Trubin (554)
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.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (447)
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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